Kōrero: Australians

New Zealanders take to Vegemite

New Zealanders take to Vegemite

New Zealanders may sometimes disparage things Australian, but they love Vegemite. This dark brown, yeast-based spread was developed in Australia in 1923 as a local product when Marmite, imported from England, was in short supply. Vegemite was made in New Zealand for a time, and although New Zealanders eat less of it than Australians, the spread is very popular.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Miranda Wells

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Australians - Into the present', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/619/new-zealanders-take-to-vegemite (accessed 1 April 2023)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 10 Mar 2015