Kōrero: Theatres, cinemas and halls

Ōwaka Memorial Hall

Soldiers pose on the stage of Ōwaka Memorial Hall, Otago, in the early 1910s. In rural areas halls like this were often community hubs – places to stage live performances, meetings, dances and other events. The Ōwaka hall's ornate stage and drop scene suggest that dramatic performances were regularly held here.

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Owaka Museum
Reference: CT78.1005j

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Theatres, cinemas and halls - Early 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/42378/owaka-memorial-hall (accessed 2 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014