Story: Te Māori i te ohanga – Māori in the economy

Māori fishing (1st of 3)

Māori fishing

Māori fish in the sea in Tōtaranui (Queen Charlotte Sound) in the early 1800s. Fishing activities were often carried out on a large scale by whānau and hapū.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-098-015
Aquatint by John Webber

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Te Māori i te ohanga – Māori in the economy - The Māori economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/25743/maori-fishing (accessed 18 December 2017)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010