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Halal butcher (3rd of 3)

Halal butcher

The Arabic word 'halal' refers to food which is acceptable under Islamic religious law. This small halal butcher in the Auckland suburb of Mt Roskill is receiving a delivery of meat slaughtered by the traditional Dhabiha method. Alcoholic drinks, pork and some other foods are not halal.

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Paul Morris, 'Diverse religions - Muslims', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32263/halal-butcher (accessed 5 August 2021)

Story by Paul Morris, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Jul 2018