These men are standing in the doorway of their local workingmen's club in Hauhungaroa, just west of Lake Taupō, in the 1950s. Such clubs provided a place where predominantly manual workers, such as bushmen, farm labourers or fencers, could drink, yarn and enjoy a game of pool or darts.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAMK W3495, Box 6
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