Story: Restaurants and food outlets

Dancing in a coffee lounge, Auckland, 1962

Dancing in a coffee lounge, Auckland, 1962

Coffee bars, milk bars and cafés were popular with young people in the 1950s and 1960s, many of whom had spending money of their own in a climate of economic prosperity. These men and women are pulling some impressive dance moves at a coffee lounge in Auckland in 1962.

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Perrin Rowland, 'Restaurants and food outlets - Teenagers and family restaurants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Perrin Rowland, published 5 Sep 2013