Large shopping malls, like this one at St Lukes, Auckland, are venues for concentrated spending. First built in New Zealand in the 1960s, they envelop shoppers in an air-conditioned retail world supplied with almost every facility that money could buy – as well as shops of many kinds, they can include food halls, movie theatres and playgrounds for small children.
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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams
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