1960's By Aggie Burgess and Aimee Sparks


Popular Artists and Bands of this time were The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees, and The Beatles


Fashion in the 1960's was bi-polar in just about every way. In the early 1960's the clothing was conservative and restrained, and in the late 1960's they wore Bright colours, Swirls, Long Hair, Beards, and Women wore long Skirts. The fashion on the 1960's represent that they had more freedom to express themselves, and to create their own Identity

Food and drink

Popular Food and Drink in the 1960’s

Canned Coca-Cola, Sprite, Pop Tarts, Apple Jacks, Spaghetti-O’s, Gatorade, McDonalds Big Mac


New Zealand's Prime Minister of the time was Keith Holyoake. Keith Holyoake was the 26th New Zealand Prime Minister serving for a brief period in 1957 and then from 1960 to 1972, He was also the 13th Governor-General of New Zealand, serving from 1977 to 1980.

The Mayors of Christchurch during the 1960's were George Manning 1958-1968 and Ron Guthrey 1968-1971

What Christchurch looked like in the 1960's

St Margarets in the 1960's


In 1962 the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation (NZBC) established running national radio service, Radio New Zealand.

new Zealand's key events

In 1961 was the first national Waitangi Day celebration

In 1968 10th of April the sinking of the Lyttelton–Wellington ferry Wahine


In 1963 President John F Kennedy was assassinated. Stores and businesses shut down for the entire weekend, in tribute.

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