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Creamoata, the national breakfast

Creamoata, the national breakfast

Creamoata, a brand of finely ground rolled oats used to make porridge, was a common breakfast food in New Zealand for much of the 20th century. This Creamoata-eating boy is a specimen of ruddy good health.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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David Burton, 'Food - Cereals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by David Burton, published 5 Sep 2013