Story: Domestic recreation and hobbies

Family DIY, 2012

Family DIY, 2012

Do-it-yourself (DIY) home maintenance is a New Zealand tradition and a practice that is both non-paid work and hobby. This photograph shows three generations of one family painting a Dunedin house. 

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 4 January 2012, p. 1
Photograph by Jane Dawber

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Domestic recreation and hobbies - Gardening and making things', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 January 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013