The great white appears on the scene

December 18, 2013 at 5:28 PM


After the Second World War, New Zealand cities were growing. Gone were the days when you could whip down the road to the local farmer to pick up your eggs and milk on a daily basis. This heralded the arrival of the great white refrigerator into New Zealand kitchens, replacing the magnificently crafted rimu-panelled ice-chests.