Story: Markets

Charity markets

Charity markets

In the 20th century markets were set up by charity groups as fundraising events. In this photograph taken in Wellington during the Second World War, Girl Guides from the St Mary’s Home Guide Company sell jam and produce in the suburb of Karori.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Guides New Zealand Collection
Reference: PA1-o-999-28

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Perrin Rowland, 'Markets - Open-air markets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23031/charity-markets (accessed 1 December 2022)

Story by Perrin Rowland, published 11 Mar 2010