Kōrero: Beach culture

The encircling sea

The idea of the beach as the essence of the good life is portrayed in this National Film Unit short film from 1952.

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Reference: The Encircling Sea. National Film Unit, 1952

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - The Kiwi dream', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/46/the-encircling-sea (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006