Story: Naturism

Official naturist journal

Official naturist journal

The cover of the National Naturist Review for 1960 depicts a family group enjoying naturism in the outdoors. From the mid-1950s the New Zealand Sunbathing Association, which published the Review, made efforts to portray the movement as a decent, family-oriented activity. By the 1960s and 1970s there was much greater public acceptance of naturism.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: J1 W2304 121 18/45/7 1

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How to cite this page:

Hera Cook, 'Naturism - Attitudes to nakedness', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2021)

Story by Hera Cook, published 5 Sep 2013