Kōrero: Wellington places

Porirua shopping centre

Porirua shopping centre

In the 1990s a new mall was built next to the Porirua shopping centre. The facility attracted shoppers from northern Wellington to Pukerua Bay and provided jobs for service workers. The mall helped to lessen the impact of job losses caused by the decline of manufacturing in the city.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Porirua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13500/porirua-shopping-centre (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016