Kōrero: Tea, coffee and soft drinks

Children drinking from a water fountain, 1951

Children drinking from a water fountain, 1951

In New Zealand water has been freely available from public drinking fountains since the late 19th century. These thirsty children are enjoying a refreshing drink from a mosaic-patterned drinking fountain at the Trentham Racecourse in Upper Hutt in 1951.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 114/256/02

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:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Tea, coffee and soft drinks - Water, soft drinks and milk drinks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40382/children-drinking-from-a-water-fountain-1951 (accessed 23 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013