Story: Otago region

Prohibition in Ōamaru (2nd of 2)

Ōamaru voted to ban the sale of liquor in 1905. This advertisement by the New Zealand Alliance during the 1922 election campaign challenged the argument that temperance was bad for business and employment.

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Reference: Eph-D-ALCOHOL-Prohibition-1922-01

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Presbyterians and Scots', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/22657/prohibition-in-oamaru (accessed 3 April 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015