Discover the rich visual qualities, and a range of social events and political ideas, in this selection of photographs of people taken in public spaces around New Zealand. Dating from the 1940s to the 1980s these carefully constructed images reveal the complexities of life in New Zealand during a period marked by both upheaval and optimism.
Part of New Zealand Art: Opening the Past to the Ever-changing Present | Toi Aotearoa: Mai i Mua ki te Ao Hurihuri, a new series of exhibitions drawn from our collection.
- Curated by
- Julia Waite
- Ground level
- Free entry
black and white photograph
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010