Kōrero: Weekends

Mowing the lawn, 1970 (3 o 3)

Mowing the lawn, 1970

Shane and Carl Hollis mow the lawns – one pulling, the other pushing – in Te Atatū, Auckland, in 1970. Weekends, especially Saturdays, were the time for males and school-age children to do household chores, gardening, DIY (do-it-yourself) home repairs and building activities. For many women weekend household management was probably made more complicated by the added demands of older children and adult males.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Weekends - The great Kiwi weekend', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39791/mowing-the-lawn-1970 (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013