Story: Sports and leisure

Eating out (1st of 3)

Eating out

The first McDonald’s in New Zealand opened at Porirua in 1976. Ten years later the same restaurant was the site of a fundraising effort for New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games team: the Consumer Affairs Minister, Margaret Shields, helps out behind the counter.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1986/3175
Photograph by Ian Mackley

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Jock Phillips, 'Sports and leisure - Home and city', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, updated 1 Sep 2015