Story: Greeks – the Hellenic community

The Golden Gate Milkbar, Wellington, 1940

The Golden Gate Milkbar, Wellington, 1940

Many Greek immigrants established catering businesses such as restaurants, grill rooms and fish-and-chip shops. The Golden Gate Milk Bar in Courtenay Place, owned by Peter Bares, was only the second milk bar to open in Wellington.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington and Suburbs Collection (PAColl 4924)
Reference: 1/2-178217; F

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Greeks – the Hellenic community - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/167/the-golden-gate-milkbar-wellington-1940 (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 30 Mar 2015