Story: Country towns

Rangiora swimming pool (3rd of 3)

Rangiora swimming pool

This 25-yard (23-metre) pool opened in February 1912 to commemorate the coronation of King George V. Initially boys and girls had to swim at separate times, but from 1916 the council allowed mixed bathing.

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Reference: P27/064A

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - Social life, 1870–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19410/rangiora-swimming-pool (accessed 26 October 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008