From the December 1979 magazine.

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Temporary Measures

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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND--For New Zealanders drinkless days have been proposed as a token of independence from alcohol.

"It would prove that you don't need the stuff, and it would be a sort of symbolic gesture," said the chairman of the Alcoholic Liquor Advisory Council, Sir Leonard Thornton, when he suggested the idea.

"I think every family should set aside one day a week when they will not...

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