Thanksgiving lunch for Wellington’s needy

By Public Affairs staff, U.S. Embassy Wellington. The Embassy held its annual Thanksgiving lunch for Wellington’s needy today. The event is arranged in partnership with local charity, the Downtown Community Ministry and the New Zealand Chef’s Association. Food was donated by local and American companies and chefs from restaurants around the city cooked the traditional ...
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A Kiwi Thanksgiving for the Hungry

By Raphael Solomon, Public Affairs Intern at U.S. Embassy Wellington. As a local kiwi working with the Embassy, it is fun to experience some of those quintessential American customs. They are the classic tropes that you always see on TV, but it’s still a bit intriguing to see that they really exist beyond that. Last week was ...
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Give Thanks this Year with Pumpkin Pie

By guest blogger, Emily Novak, Pastry Chef at One80 Restaurant . American, Emily Novak is Pastry Chef at One80 Restaurant , Copthorne Hotel in Wellington. She has the challenge and privilege of preparing the pumpkin pie for this year’s annual Thanksgiving lunch for the clients of the Downtown Community Ministry, one of our most special events of the year. ...
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