19 Jul 2019

Auckland city kava bar hopes to win hearts and minds over drink

From , 3:02 pm on 19 July 2019

A kava bar in Auckland's downtown is hoping to win hearts and minds over the drink, especially among Pākehā.

The opening of this new bar comes as the Pacific's favourite bitter elixir makes international gains, reflecting broader interest in Western markets.

Mackenzie Smith reports.

Four Shells Kava Bar

Photo: RNZ Pac ific/ MacKenzie Smith