Story: Wairarapa region

Community shopping

Community shopping

The Featherston community supermarket is run by Trust House. Trust House is mainly owned by the Masterton Licensing Trust, formed in 1947 to keep alcohol sales in the region under community control. Profits from trading are distributed to community groups.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Diversifying the economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017