Kōrero: Liquor laws

Beer on sale in a supermarket, 1999

Beer on sale in a supermarket, 1999

A supermarket customer buys boxes of beer along with other groceries from a Wellington supermarket on 1 December 1999. This was the first day that supermarkets were permitted to sell beer. The drinking age was also lowered from 20 to 18.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1999/3744/28-F
Photograph by John Nicholson

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:

Paul Christoffel, 'Liquor laws - Radical reform', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37665/beer-on-sale-in-a-supermarket-1999 (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Paul Christoffel, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 15 Dec 2014