Kōrero: Men and women in the city

Lovers’ walk

Lovers’ walk

Cities provided ample opportunities for men and women to socialise and woo partners. Some areas of cities attracted courting couples. The bush of Wellington’s Newtown Park was one such area, and is lampooned in this postcard titled ‘the lovers’ walk’, produced around 1910.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-POSTCARD-vol-14-040

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Caroline Daley, 'Men and women in the city - Man’s country, woman’s city?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/24588/lovers-walk (accessed 4 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Caroline Daley, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010