Kōrero: Birthdays and wedding anniversaries

Unwrapping presents, 1960s

Unwrapping presents, 1960s

Receiving gifts is an important part of celebrating a birthday, especially for children. This girl unwraps her presents – talcum powder was a popular girls' present in the 1960s – on her special day.

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Upper Hutt City Library Heritage Collections, Revelle Jackson Collection
Reference: P1-6436-8826
Photograph by Revelle Jackson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Birthdays and wedding anniversaries - Birthday rituals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38844/unwrapping-presents-1960s (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013