Topic: Whitley's Shoe Store

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NW Cnr Tutanekai & Eruera Streets

 

This shoe store/bootmaker operated in Rotorua in 1927 - 1960s and was situated in Tutanekai Street first in the space that has become Kathmandu and previously Woolworths/Deka, then in front of the Thirwell Hotel which was on the corner of Tutanekai and Eruera Streets, the building at that time belonged to Thirwell. It now houses the Bible Museum upstairs and a Handbag Shop at street level (2012-)

For more information about this store, read the article by Philip Andrews in the Daily Post, 2 April 1994, page 4. Microfiche available to view at the Rotorua District Library, 2nd Floor.

 

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