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Ōtara market

Ōtara market

Ōtara market began operating in South Auckland in 1978 as a fundraiser for local charities. It quickly became a major weekend event in Auckland, with a distinctly Polynesian/Pasifika atmosphere, and Pacific Islands foods.

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Reference: 14 February 2001

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Perrin Rowland, 'Markets - Open-air markets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23033/otara-market (accessed 26 September 2022)

Story by Perrin Rowland, published 11 Mar 2010