Kōrero: Beach culture

Parnell Baths, 1922

Parnell Baths, 1922

The development of public baths from the 1880s encouraged an interest in swimming by adults. A number of the early baths, such as the saltwater baths near Point Erin or the Parnell Baths (both in Auckland), used sea water, and this led to an interest in sea swimming.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/2-046137; G

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9113/parnell-baths-1922 (accessed 12 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006