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Chan Shiu Fong. (1921, July). Min Sheng Xun = The Man Sing Times. Auckland Library - Chinese Journals Projects, p. 7. http://www.nzchinesejournals.org.nz/collect/pagescjp/cgi-bin/pagescjp?e=01off-------101en-25-10-1-0--0-0-1&a=d&d=D1.12

Opened by Wong Sik She in 1894 at 59 Cuba Street.[1]

An advertisement in the Man Sing Times of July 1921 advertises fruit merchants Wong She & Co, as importers of Chinese silks, Crockery, Peanuts, Tea & Fireworks.[2]

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Victoria University College Review. (1925). The Spike or Victoria University College Review September 1925. Retrieved August 6, 2017,from http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/VUW1925_48Spik-fig-VUW1925_48Spik082a.html

An advertisement in the Victoria University College Review in 1925 stated that their fruit was high-class, coming directly from the orchards, and fresh vegetables arrived daily from the market gardens[3]. They also advertised free delivery, wholesale prices to colleges and welcomed patronage from students.[3]

The shops were later located at 261 Cuba Street, Te Aro[2] (Operated by Ng Yew-sui from the 1920s, retaining the original name)[1] and 148 Lambton Quay.[3]

In 1928, Wong She & Company made a donation of £5 5s towards the National Art Gallery and Dominion Museum Fund.

WOng She & Co closed in 2000.[1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Tung Jung Association of NZ. (2018). The Tung Jung Association of New Zealand - People. Retrieved 4 July 2018, from http://www.tungjung.org.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=16&Itemid=31
  2. 2.0 2.1 Chan Shiu Fong. (1921, July). Min Sheng Xun = The Man Sing Times. Auckland Library - Chinese Journals Projects, p. 7. http://www.nzchinesejournals.org.nz/collect/pagescjp/cgi-bin/pagescjp?e=01off-------101en-25-10-1-0--0-0-1&a=d&d=D1.12
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Victoria University College Review. (1925). The Spikeor Victoria University College Review September 1925. Retrieved August 6, 2017,from http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/VUW1925_48Spik-fig-VUW1925_48Spik082a.html

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