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Punanga Nui Market turns 30

Saturday 26 November 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Features, Go Local

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Punanga Nui Market turns 30
Auntie Mii Upu, aka Mrs Q, was one of several vendors who was there in 1992 during the formative years of what is now known as the Punanga Nui Market. PHOTO: AL WILLIAMS/22112504

It’s been 30 years since vendors gathered to sell their tasty homemade goods, produce, and locally-made wares at what is now popularly known as the Punanga Nui Market. Auntie Mii Upu, aka Mrs Q, was there in 1992 and can be still found at the Avarua site, five days a week, selling her own brand of crafted materials.

It’s been 30 years since vendors gathered to sell their tasty homemade goods, produce, and locally-made wares at what is now popularly known as the Punanga Nui Market. Auntie Mii Upu, aka Mrs Q, was there in 1992 and can be still found at the Avarua site, five days a week, selling her own brand of crafted materials.


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