Story: City parks and green spaces

Ice-skating rink

In addition to providing urban people with open green spaces for recreation, some parks also contained amenities designed to entertain. In 1966 an ice skating rink was opened in Queenstown Gardens, providing locals and visitors with another form of winter fun.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 180. National Film Unit, 1966

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City parks and green spaces - Early parks in smaller centres', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/20566/ice-skating-rink (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 11 Mar 2010