Kōrero: Food shops

Boon's Bakery, 1930s

Boon's Bakery, 1930s

Bakers check loaves of bread exiting an automated electric oven onto a conveyor belt at Boon's Bakery in Christchurch in the 1930s. Electric ovens produced a uniform product in enormous numbers, spelling the end of many small town bakers, with their wood-fired ovens and hand-made loaves.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Canterbury Museum, Canterbury Historical Association Collection
Reference: 2000.198.1404
Photograph by W. McKaskell

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Food shops - Bakers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25490/boons-bakery-1930s (accessed 22 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016