The Young Nats' Ball - a taste of glamourby Toby Manhire
The prime minister puckers up for the next generation.
The album, which has been publicly made available on Facebook, is enthralling. As someone said, it is art.
Go and have a browse; in the meantime, here are a few photographs of the prime minister, in the public interest.
And, by way of contrast (h/t @auchmill), here's what the kids were putting on Facebook (oh, all right, in the Evening Post) after the National Party Ball in 1957:
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