Kōrero: Country towns

Kaponga band, around 1900 (1 o 3)

Kaponga band, around 1900

In the last years of the 19th century the introduction of a weekly half-day holiday and the growth in size of country towns encouraged the development of leisure activities – some of them cultural, such as drama societies or brass bands.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
Reference: 1/2-116663; F
Photograph by James McAllister

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:

Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - Social life, 1870–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19408/kaponga-band-around-1900 (accessed 8 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008