Kōrero: Beach culture

Caroline Bay at night (2 o 3)

Caroline Bay at night

Timaru, in South Canterbury, constructed an artificial beach at Caroline Bay, after the formation of the Caroline Bay Association in 1911. There was a regular summer carnival with fairground rides – a tradition still going strong in 2006.

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Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9110/caroline-bay-at-night (accessed 20 June 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006