Kōrero: Shops

Wartime ration books

Wartime ration books

Two Auckland women examine a ration book in April 1942. During the Second World War many imported items were in short supply. Certain goods could only be bought using ration cards together with cash.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, War Effort Collection
Reference: PAColl-0783-2-0045

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Shops - Early shops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21203/wartime-ration-books (accessed 20 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016