Story: Street life

Daisy Lee (2nd of 3)

Daisy Lee

Some pie-cart proprietors became local identities. In New Plymouth Daisy Lee – with charismatic manner, good looks, and beehive hairdo – drew people to Ping’s Pie Cart in the 1970s. She worked the counter with Henry Leong, who was famous for his fried egg sandwiches.

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Street life - Street trade and people, 1915–2008', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20692/daisy-lee (accessed 23 September 2021)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010