Story: Te mahi kai – food production economics

Gardens, Anaura Bay

Gardens, Anaura Bay

This illustration by Nancy Tichborne depicts gardens at Anaura Bay, on the East Coast of the North Island. It is based on the observations of Lieutenant James Cook, Joseph Banks and William Monkhouse, as well as a drawing by Herman Spöring. The crops in the garden were kūmara, taro, uwhi (yams) and hue (bottle gourds).

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Helen Leach, 1,000 years of gardening in New Zealand. Wellington: Reed Publishing, 1984, p. 65
Drawing by Nancy Tichborne

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Manuka Henare, 'Te mahi kai – food production economics - Calendar of work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Manuka Henare, published 24 Nov 2008