Story: Nightclubs

Pink Pussycat club

Rainton Hastie, owner of the Pink Pussycat strip club in Karangahape Road, Auckland, can be heard in this 1973 radio programme. The segment begins with Hastie talking to a potential employee, and then outlining the steps to full nudity on stage.  

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Photograph by Robin Morrison

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How to cite this page:

Redmer Yska, 'Nightclubs - Strip clubs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/39176/pink-pussycat-club (accessed 9 April 2020)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 5 Sep 2013