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Lake Hotel, Pupuke

Lake Hotel, Pupuke

The Lake Hotel overlooking Lake Pupuke was built in 1887 by Edwin Harrow. Many locals opposed the issuing of a liquor licence for the hotel and several attempts were made to burn down the hotel. In 1909 a blaze destroyed the building – members of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union were blamed. The hotel was not rebuilt. This is a black-and-white photograph that has been coloured later.

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Reference: T5437

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - The North Shore', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/16097/lake-hotel-pupuke (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016