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Piko Wholefoods, 1980

Piko Wholefoods, 1980

The Piko Wholefoods Co-operative of Christchurch was started in 1979. Interest in organic food and alternative medicine grew in the 1970s and shops like this one opened across New Zealand.

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Pauline Norris and Rosemary Beresford, 'Medicines and remedies - Prescription medicines, 1940s to 1990s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Pauline Norris and Rosemary Beresford, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 May 2018, updated 1 Apr 2020