Kōrero: Manners and social behaviour

Shared meal, 2011

Shared meal, 2011

Neighbours gather at the Chong house at Flatbush in Auckland for a 'pot luck' dinner, where everyone has brought a plate of food to share. This gathering was initiated by the Chongs to foster cross-cultural understanding in their immediate neighbourhood. The pot luck meal is a variant on the older New Zealand custom of requesting 'ladies a plate'. The idea is to reduce the burden on the host or person organising a social event by sharing the responsibility of providing food.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Greg Bowker

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Manners and social behaviour - A guide to modern New Zealand manners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39859/shared-meal-2011 (accessed 26 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013