Eating the Land: Meng Foon

Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon hunts a wild pig and cooks it in a hāngī (pit oven). His friends help him, and they discuss language, food, and a sense of place. What do you do to connect to your home?

My Place
New Zealanders talk about the special connections they feel with their places – from wild cliffs to working farms.
Filmed in 2006 for the exhibition Blood Earth Fire | Whāngai Whenua Ahi Kā.
Blood Earth Fire exhibition – find out more

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