Kōrero: Wine

Corbans wine truck

Corbans wine truck

Lebanese immigrant Assid Corban planted a small vineyard on gumland soils in Henderson in 1902, and founded a dynasty of winemakers and wine retailers. These are three of his children, Khaleel, Zarefy and Annisie, promoting their wine from the back of a truck in Hāwera, probably in the 1930s.

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - Migrant groups and the wine industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18335/corbans-wine-truck (accessed 19 June 2019)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 24 Nov 2008