Story: Urban Māori

Fun in the city

Fun in the city

A wider range of social events was one of the pleasures to be found in the city. This fashionably dressed couple dance to rock and roll music at the Ngāti Pōneke club in Wellington in the 1950s.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
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Paul Meredith, 'Urban Māori - Urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3569/fun-in-the-city (accessed 27 April 2017)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 17 Feb 2015