There is no date on this photo, but the bathing huts might have been a good place to shelter from the easterly wind as well as preserving ones modesty.
There are currently small huts on display at New Brighton but they're not for bathing purposes - Tiny Huts at New Brighton.
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Christchurch City Libraries, opens a new window has been running an annual Photo Hunt in conjunction with the city’s Heritage Week since 2008. The 2016 Photo Hunt is running again from 1 – 31 October. During the month of October we will be posting a series of images from earlier Photo Hunts.
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