Ruawai Dairy

Ruawai Dairy

The Ruawai Dairy, Kaipara
In New Zealand a small mixed grocery shop is known as a dairy.
Many are on street corners, so they are often referred to as the ‘corner dairy’.
The term ‘dairy’ only became commonly applied to small grocery shops from the late 1930s.
Excerpt form Te ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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4 thoughts on “Ruawai Dairy”

  1. What were you doing up that way? I use to drive through there every day for work from maungaturoto to dargaville. the most boring drive I’ve ever been on.

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