Story: Vietnamese

Cooking gakho

Cooking gakho

Photographed in Naenae, Wellington, Vietnamese refugees Tai (left) and Tam Nguyen, Phi Hoang Pham and Nhan Ngoc Tran prepare gakho, which is made from chicken, soy sauce, garlic, peppercorns and onions. It was probably the first time this dish was ever cooked in the suburb of Naenae.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1980/0748/10
Photograph by Ian Mackley

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Trung Tran, 'Vietnamese - Culture, language and work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/997/cooking-gakho (accessed 27 February 2020)

Story by Trung Tran, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015