Story: Men and women in the city

Men, women and drinking habits

Six o'clock closing of pubs and the 'six o'clock swill' ended in 1967. This episode of current affairs programme Compass, made two years earlier, discusses New Zealanders' increasingly leisurely styles of drinking and explores attitudes to the presence of women in bars.

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Caroline Daley, 'Men and women in the city - Men’s and inclusive spaces', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Caroline Daley, published 11 Mar 2010