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Tourism, Leisure, Recreation


Scope and Contents

A collection of printed articles and an advertisement for an Antarctic and South American Cruise. The articles have a predominant focus on tourism and the impact on cultures and environment. There is also a focus on the concept of ‘leisure’ and the escapism of travel. The publication date range is 1979-2004. In talking about New Zealand’s “back country culture”, the subject matter includes dates from 1840 onwards.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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