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Liquor lobby: at Parliament (1 o 2)

Liquor lobby: at Parliament

The liquor industry has been one of New Zealand's most powerful interest groups. Strong prohibition sentiment in the early 20th century threatened the liquor trade and led the industry to organise and vigorously defend its interests. In 1914 a nationwide deputation of Licensed Victuallers and Allied Trade Representatives went to Parliament to lobby Prime Minister William Massey. The large group was photographed on the steps of the General Assembly Library.

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Hospitality New Zealand
Reference: Bill Brien, 100 years of hospitality in New Zealand: the people, the politics, the passion.Wellington: Wellington Museums Trust in association with the Hospitality Association of NZ, 2003, p. 18.

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Raymond Miller, 'Interest groups - Economic interest groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34973/liquor-lobby-at-parliament (accessed 19 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Raymond Miller, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Apr 2020