Story: Eating

Ration book

Ration book

During the Second World War, certain foods were rationed so they could be sent to Britain and American troops stationed in the Pacific. People were issued with books containing coupons which they used to get their share of the rationed food. This ration book was produced in 1947. Most rationing ended in 1948.

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Reference: 1972.8.2

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Eating - Getting enough to eat', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/38615/ration-book (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013