Story: Interest groups

Testing lawnmowers

One of Consumer New Zealand's aims is to test consumer goods and find the best products to recommend to its members. This 1967 film clip shows lawnmowers being tested. Testing criteria include how much grass a machine cuts – measured by weight – and how close it can get to walls and edges. 

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 194. National Film Unit, 1967.

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Raymond Miller, 'Interest groups - Consumer interest groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Raymond Miller, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Apr 2020