Story: Te hī ika – Māori fishing

Brierley and Sealord (2nd of 3)

Brierley and Sealord

In this cartoon the private company Brierley Investments is an octopus using a Māori fish hook to haul in the fishing company Sealord Products. One half of Sealord Products was purchased by the Māori Fisheries Commission with government money, the other half was purchased by Brierleys.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: H-098-019
Cartoon by Laurence Clark ('Klarc')

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How to cite this page:

Paul Meredith, 'Te hī ika – Māori fishing - Fisheries management and practice', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006