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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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