Story: The New Zealanders

Jandals (3rd of 3)


Jandals (rubber thongs), worn ubiquitously during the summer, are also of foreign origin – this time from Asia. The name, however, is authentically New Zealand.

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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - Bicultural New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2023)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 May 2015