|Scottish immigrant in the Waikato : Rotowaro in 1940s|
Allowed to go out with boys at 16, first boyfriend then. Went yachting on Wahi Lake,
"The rougher it was the better"
Went visiting friends by bike, dances in the sheep shed. Trips to Waingaro hot pools, discusses Waingaro.
"Dating....it was just fun"
Discusses parents attitudes to smoking and drinking,
"It was almost as bad as having a baby out of wedlock".
"A lot of young people tried it when they left home"