Pictured are members of one of New Zealand’s first lifesaving clubs, formed at New Brighton, Christchurch, in 1910. By providing a voluntary service, the clubs acquired respectability, and made people more confident about swimming in the sea.
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Canterbury Museum, Lyttelton Times Collection
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