Kōrero: Beach culture

Building sandcastles

Building sandcastles

Until the early years of the 20th century, few adult New Zealanders went to the beach to swim. They promenaded in quite formal clothes. It was only the children who swam in the breakers or played in the sand. This scene is probably at Wellington, around 1905.

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Reference: PhotoCD 1, IMG0095

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Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9112/building-sandcastles (accessed 30 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006