Story: Thais

Thai appetisers

Thai appetisers

For years restaurants in Wellington’s inner city served up tasty Thai morsels. Then in the early 2000s Thai restaurants began to appear in the Hutt Valley and suburbs like Hataitai, Island Bay, Totara Park and Brooklyn. The starters pictured here are from the Golden Lotus Thai Restaurant in Brooklyn.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/2000/0950/28
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Rosa Chhun, 'Thais - Culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Rosa Chhun, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015