Story: City children and youth

Keeping cool

Keeping cool

Children keep cool in Dunedin’s Water of Leith in early January 1948. The beaches, rivers and town belts of cities were places of adventure for city children.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Evening Star, 3 January 1948

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Ben Schrader, 'City children and youth - City, suburbs and recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010