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Translation: this would be canned Kia-ora Spaghetti with hard-boiled egg slices on top. The canned spaghetti makes an awfully sloppy nest, doesn't it? That's a lot of tomato sauce. I guess you just sort of float the hard boiled Easter Egg slices on the top.
And you must place some parsley on top, too. This is what makes a meal glamorous and enticing, you know. Also, you must serve this with a second can of Kia-ora Spaghetti right next to the dish - just so your family can see the, um, origins of your dinner. They will be so happy when they see that it came out of a can.
I was wondering what Kia-ora meant so I went looking for some answers (this is nothing if not a hard-hitting journalistic sort of blog and....actually, no it isn't, but I like looking things up). It is Maori for "be well" or "be healthy" (it really ought to be Maori for "don't be surprised by dinner"). Kia-ora Industries was an Australian company, though (this ad is from 1957, by the way). And Kia-Ora (with a capital O) was also used as the name of a line of fruit drinks in the UK around 1900. The tag line for the drinks was "We all adore a Kia-Ora." Not this one, though.
More Kia-ora Lent meal ideas right over here: Kia-ora Baked Beans in a stew, and some Spaghetti and Fish Ramekins. The stew is in the same casserole dish Anne Dixon used for her Spaghetti Nest. Coincidence? I think not.