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Wellington restaurateurs' meeting, 1977 (2nd of 2)

Wellington restaurateurs' meeting, 1977

These Wellington restaurateurs met at the Settlement restaurant in Willis Street in 1977 to discuss problems they had getting liquor licences and with the police raiding their establishments when they suspected alcohol was being served illegally. The meeting sent a delegation to discuss these issues with Justice Department officials and the police. The owner of the Settlement, Harry Seresin, is standing at right.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1977/0874/31

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How to cite this page:

Perrin Rowland, 'Restaurants and food outlets - Re-licensing of New Zealand restaurants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39609/wellington-restaurateurs-meeting-1977 (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Perrin Rowland, published 5 Sep 2013