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Wellington municipal fish market

Wellington municipal fish market

Wellington City Council set up a municipal fish market in Jervois Quay in 1912. It was never economic, as people could buy fish for the same price in their own suburban fish shops. It closed down in 1915.

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Perrin Rowland, 'Markets - Municipal markets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23025/wellington-municipal-fish-market (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Perrin Rowland, published 11 Mar 2010