Story: Bay of Plenty places

Maketū

Maketū

The township of Maketū lies 40 kilometres east of Tauranga. Maketū pies, advertised on a building at this junction, are famous in the Bay of Plenty. Based on a family recipe, they were originally made and sold locally by Nancy Roberts. Now her son runs the business, and the pies are available around the country.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Te Puke to Maketū', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5707/maketu (accessed 14 August 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015