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Flavour of New Zealand

NZ popular culture 1960 onward

Remember these

Some items of kiwiana that existed, died out, or arrived in the years since 1960. Click an item from the box below.

kerosene tins

What can I say about kerosene tins? Although for decades people adapted them to make all sorts of containers, they have certainly now been replaced by plastic containers. I have been unsuccessful in finding out the year when manufacture ceased. Emails welcome.

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Blue pennant tin supplied by The Recycling Centre, Southern Landfill, Wellington. Bp tin image from Walter on Trademe.