Kōrero: Eating

Meal time in a Māori village

Meal time in a Māori village

This idealised but charming painting by Gottfried Lindauer, 'The time of kai [food]' (1907), shows a traditional Māori community eating a meal together. Shellfish, corn and potatoes are being eaten by hand from woven flax baskets. Women and children are clustered around a hāngī (earth oven) in the foreground.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 1915/2/48
Oil painting by Gottfried Lindauer, 1907

Permission of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Eating - Meals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/38597/meal-time-in-a-maori-village (accessed 18 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013