Kōrero: Beach culture

Olympic Youth Club picnic (2 o 3)

Olympic Youth Club picnic

By the 1950s, it was acceptable for men to bare their chests at the beach, and the woollen trunks were being replaced by synthetic, quick-drying materials. These young men from the Greek community pose on their Chevrolet van, at Paremata Beach in 1959.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Cyprus Community of Wellington Collection
Reference: 1/2-179525; F

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:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9116/olympic-youth-club-picnic (accessed 16 December 2019)

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