Story: Industrial sectors

Making sex toys

Making sex toys

Although the number of manufacturing (secondary) industries in New Zealand has declined in recent decades, some new companies make and sell their products direct to the consumer, rather than to other companies. Ema Lyon (left), Wendy Lee and Nick Mercer of the Wellington-based company Dvice Design, make and sell sex toys, as well as importing them for resale.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/2000/0106/15
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Ganesh Nana, 'Industrial sectors - Industrial structures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23147/making-sex-toys (accessed 25 June 2019)

Story by Ganesh Nana, published 11 Mar 2010