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Dairy owners' protest

Dairy owners protested in August 2009 about proposed changes to liquor laws, which threatened to place restrictions on – or, in some cases stop – small shops selling wine and beer. In the 2000s a considerable proportion of many dairies' profits came from selling alcohol.

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Carl Walrond, 'Food shops - Dairies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/25498/dairy-owners-protest (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016