Story: Dairying and dairy products

A pint of milk a day

A pint of milk a day

Pint milk bottles are now largely a thing of the past in New Zealand, but in 1976 they were still the standard way of getting milk. A pint of milk a day was recommended as necessary for growing children. Here, Danny Mohi shows how it is done – one-handed!

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1976/0733/7A

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Dairy products', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19936/a-pint-of-milk-a-day (accessed 25 August 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008