Kōrero: Inventions, patents and trademarks



Argument still rages over whether Morris Yock or John Cowie deserves credit for inventing the jandal. Cowie’s daughter Mary Deken, seen here modelling a pair at her home in Ōakura, Taranaki, is in no doubt that her father introduced the famous footwear from Japan in the 1940s. National Jandal Day is held every year to raise money for Surf Life Saving New Zealand.

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Taranaki Daily News
Photograph by Mark Dwyer

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Trademarks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25408/jandals (accessed 17 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015