Dianne Sharma-Winter reflects on a NZ icon. Before gourmet food stores, restaurants and magazines (and we have some great ones), there was the honesty box by the side of the road – and its still there!
More on the theme that some things change and some things remain the same. From my kiwi school summer holidays, I remember station wagons full of kids and sand, smeared ice cream on the back windows and stopping at roadside stalls. There you would find the peculiarly cool kiwi icon, the Honesty Box.