Story: City parks and green spaces

Enemies of beautification

Enemies of beautification

Efforts to beautify urban environments are sometimes thwarted by less appreciative members of the community. Acts of vandalism are nothing new, as this column in the Evening Post of 24 January 1913 demonstrates.

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Reference: Evening Post, 24 January 1913, p. 6

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City parks and green spaces - Community guardianship', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20581/enemies-of-beautification (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 11 Mar 2010