Story: Nightclubs

Lining up outside the Monaco (1st of 3)

Lining up outside the Monaco

Queues outside popular nightclubs often stretched down the street, and in the days before mobile phones provided a convenient meeting place for friends. The queue shown here is outside the Monaco in Auckland, which opened in 1963.

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Paradise Publications
Reference: John Dix, Stranded in paradise: New Zealand rock 'n' roll, 1955–1988. Wellington: Paradise Productions, 1988, p. 5

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Redmer Yska, 'Nightclubs - Loosening up, 1950s and 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 12 August 2022)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 5 Sep 2013