Kōrero: Nightclubs

Nightlife boom

Nightlife boom

The arrival of United States military personnel on rest-and-recreation breaks during the Second World War brought romance into the lives of many young New Zealand women, and a boom for the owners of clubs. This is Wellington’s Majestic Cabaret crowded with US marines and their girlfriends, around 1942.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, E. M. Alderdice Collection
Reference: PAColl-0089-1-02

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Redmer Yska, 'Nightclubs - Cabarets and wartime clubs, 1920s to 1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39160/nightlife-boom (accessed 28 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Redmer Yska, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013