Chris Chaston founded Chastronics Ltd. which started in Christchurch 1982 and was the pioneering games arcade supplier in the region, soon to be the whole nation.
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Chastronics 1982

An arcade journey

The arrival of Spacies in Christchurch sparked a brief gold rush defined by moral panic, video game operators with literal bags of cash, court battles, secretly recorded phone calls, crime, New Zealand opening to foreign investment for the first time and teenagers feeding pocket money into more and more advanced and entertaining arcade machines.

The peak of that reign was when Wizards arcade opened on Gloucester St next door to the Isaac Theatre Royal in central Christchurch on July 23, 1982.

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Contacts

Email: queries@chastronics.com
Phone: +61 (0) 4  0538 9733                     

Links

Hugh Chaston 
Cinemation.tv 
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