Story: Culture and recreation in the city

Christchurch boys fishing

Christchurch boys fishing

In Christchurch the Avon River provided good fishing for trout, while in Auckland and Wellington fishers enjoyed catching fish from the sea. These three boys are angling on the Avon River near New Brighton Road, about 1938.

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Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Making their own fun', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 11 Mar 2010