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Paeroa: L&P bottle, 1968 (2nd of 3)

Paeroa: L&P bottle, 1968

A giant 6-metre-high Lemon & Paeroa bottle appeared in Christmas 1968, in part answer to the previous year’s ‘Paeroa rocket’. It was built from the same materials but painted in L&P colours. It was erected by the Paeroa Businessmen’s Association in association with Innes Tartan, then the owners of the Paeroa mineral water spring, and had a public address office in the bottle neck. It attracted great public interest but had to be dismantled because it was a traffic hazard.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Paeroa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30761/paeroa-lp-bottle-1968 (accessed 30 March 2017)

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