Other formats

    Adobe Portable Document Format file (facsimile images)   TEI XML file   ePub eBook file  


    mail icontwitter iconBlogspot iconrss icon

Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Special Extravaganza Programme Issue [1953]

Te Aro

Te Aro

We are proud of this fair city
But we really must admit we
Have our slums too.
More than a few.
And we really must assert we
Hate the sight of all these dirty
Houses in town.
We'll tear them down.

Well take Te Aro
And all its narrow
Relics of former days
We'll raze
A honky tonk street
With ferro concrete
We'll replace.
The city's disgrace.
It seems we must efface
What's not naice.
If shacks lack polish
Well just demolish
Them someday
We'll clear old Haining Street
A ton of nitro or gelignite.
Will soon put the whole place right.
We'll turn Te Aro
Into a Paro-