One solution to the larrikin problem was municipal playgrounds, where pent-up youthful energies could be directed into more structured play, and children could be supervised by parents or caregivers. This is the playground at Dunedin’s St Clair Beach in 1955.
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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Evening Star, 26 January 1955
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