Kōrero: Suburbs

Ewen Gilmour, proud Westie

Ewen Gilmour, proud Westie

In black leather and with long, flowing hair, Auckland comedian Ewen Gilmour proudly proclaims himself a Westie – the typically rough-and-ready resident of west Auckland. As New Zealand suburbs have grown older and more established, they have developed distinctive characters that are often criticised at first but celebrated later.

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Ewen Gilmour
Photograph by Nikki Barrett

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - Suburban life since the 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25077/ewen-gilmour-proud-westie (accessed 5 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010