Story: Gardens

Enjoying the patio

Front or back patios became fashionable from the 1960s. Large slabs of concrete provided outdoor entertainment space, and also linked the house and garden.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 97. National Film Unit, 1960

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Backyard gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/18877/enjoying-the-patio (accessed 8 December 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008