Breakfast usually consists of eggs and bacon. Lunch is typically a meat pie, hamburger or sandwich. The most popular traditional dinner dish is roast lamb with mint sauce served with roasted potatoes, roast kumara (New Zealand sweet potato) and roast pumpkin.
The evening meal dinner is the main meal of the day, it generally consists of some type of meat dish which is often lamb. It is also common to have a mid-morning snack called "morning tea" and a bedtime snack called "supper" Hangi
is a famous Maori tradition. The Hangi
is a feast where a pit is dug in the ground in areas where there are hot springs. The pit is lined with rocks and then meats and vegetables are placed on top of the rocks and left to steam for several hours.