1912. 27 The town also has a public library, a swimming complex, a supermarket, and a 24-hour McDonald's. Otorohanga Zoological Society Inc. Retrieved "Kiwiana Town for all things "Kiwiana". Ngti Maniopoto village, with whares, peach trees and a flour mill. Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle. King Country places Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand". "Sketches in the King Country". With the support of the District Council, Otorohanga temporarily changed the town's name to Harrodsville. Until 2007, Otorohanga held a yearly 'Kiwiana Festival.' 2, contents. Waikato region in the, north Island of, new Zealand.
28 29 As a show of solidarity for Henry Harrod, and in anticipation of actions against other similar-sounding businesses, it was proposed that every business in Otorohanga change its name to "Harrods". "Business as usual as Baxter takes charge". Waitomo Caves and as the kiwiana, town" of New Zealand. Taonga, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatu. "Otorohanga Times, around 1912". From the Southern Cross, July.". This was a protest in support of a restaurateur, Henry Harrod of Palmerston North, who was being forced to change the name of his restaurant following the threat of lawsuits from Mohamed Al Fayed, the then owner of Harrod's department store in London. After being lampooned in the British tabloids, Al Fayed dropped the legal action and Harrodsville and its shops reverted to their former names. "The Native Land Court, land titles and Crown land purchasing in the Rohe Potae district, A report for the Te Rohe Potae district inquiry (Wai 898 (PDF). 20 District Council edit Main article: Otorohanga District War memorials in Otorohanga Corrugated Iron Kiwi in Otorohanga Otorohanga district library Otorohanga is the seat of the Otorohanga District Council. Hamilton and 18 kilometres (11 mi) north.
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