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Food For Thought Exhibition

28 Sep 2020 - 31 Jan 2021


Monday 28 September 2020, 9.00am - Sunday 31 January 2021, 4.00pm

Library opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm


Central City Library | Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, 44-46 Lorne Street, Auckland City Centre

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This exhibition recognizes the role food plays in family, belonging and culture with stories of Auckland life from kitchen table to restaurant banquet.

Food for Thought looks at what we eat, where, why and how.

Our changing eating habits and cultural influences are displayed in Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections’ rare books, manuscripts, menus, posters and oral histories.


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