Kōrero: Gambling

Playing housie, 1975

Playing housie, 1975

Players participate in a game of housie (bingo) in an unknown Wellington hall. The game particularly appealed to working-class women, who sometimes brought their children with them to share in the fun.  

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1975/3915/29

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:

David Grant, 'Gambling - Cards and games', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39432/playing-housie-1975 (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013