A Chinese greengrocer and his family in their shop, probably early 20th century. Among the fruit and vegetables on sale are asparagus, apples, cucumbers and pineapples.
Cover photo of 'The Fruits of Our Labours - Chinese Fruit Shops in New Zealand, Volume 1', 2018. Photographer J. N. TAYLOR for The Weekly Press

Remuera presents: Chinese fruiterers of Remuera


FreeAccessibleCentral Auckland
Date

Friday 5 October, 7pm-8pm

Venue

Remuera Library

429 Remuera Rd, Remuera

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Cost

Free

Bookings

Bookings are preferred

Wheelchairs can access the library (Please indicate you need a wheelchair space)

Contact Remuera Library:

09 520 2532

events@remueraheritage.org.nz

Website

remueraheritage.org.nz

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Event details

Remuera has been home to more than a dozen Chinese fruiterers since the 1920s. In Remuera, Jack Lum & Co continues the tradition of selling high-quality fruit and vegetables.

The 2018 publication of 'Fruits of our Labours: Chinese Fruit Shops in New Zealand' includes the contributions of these Remuera fruiterers, families and their descendants.


Brought to you by Remuera Heritage Inc





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