Kōrero: Beachcombing



As rubber soles make them buoyant, jandals and other footwear often wash up on the shore. A common beachcombing anecdote holds that more left-foot jandals and shoes wash up than right ones. In eight surveys of plastic litter collected from exposed Northland west coast beaches between 1974 and 1997, researcher Bruce Hayward found 21 jandals, of which 15 (70%) were for the left foot.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Carl Walrond, 'Beachcombing - Beachcombing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7192/jandal (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006