Kōrero: Picnics and barbecues

Rotary Club picnic, Kaiaua, 1966 (3 o 3)

Rotary Club picnic, Kaiaua, 1966

A group enjoys the Waiuku Rotary Club family picnic day at Kaiaua in the Firth of Thames in 1966. They are using a chilly bin to keep the food fresh. New Zealanders use the term 'chilly bin' for a cool box or cooler, known as an 'esky' in Australia. Early chilly bins, such as the one in the photo, were often simply made of polystyrene foam. More durable versions are hard plastic surrounding a layer of insulating material.

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Manukau Libraries
Reference: Footprints 03027
Photograph by W. L. J. Ringer

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Courtesy of Mrs A. M. Ringer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Picnics and barbecues - Picnic food and the barbecue', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39306/rotary-club-picnic-kaiaua-1966 (accessed 19 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013