China Oriental Markets
New Zealand Women’s Weekly. “Scene & Heard.” October 16, 1989, 78.
The China Oriental Markets opened with a festival, attended by influential individuals such as David Lange, then Auckland mayor Dame Cath Tizard, as well as Chinese and Maori community representatives. The markets were planned to be used as a central point for retail, entertainment and community gathering. Information adds to the history of Chinatowns in Auckland. Shows the Chinese community need for a central place in which they can get in touch with different aspects of their culture. This festival illustrates the community’s enthusiasm for the Chinese culture.
Buildings, Commercial real estate, Community centres, Cultural property, Festivals
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See also: 21, 23, 26, 27