Story: Recreational sea fishing

‘The sportsman’s paradise’

‘The sportsman’s paradise’

This poster was created by artist Harry Rountree in the 1920s, and the image was also used in a series of tourist stamps issued around 1935. It was probably part of a promotional drive by the New Zealand Government Publicity Office to lure overseas anglers to the Bay of Islands.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-TOURISM-1925-01
Photolithograph by Harry Rountree

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:

Carl Walrond, 'Recreational sea fishing - Big-game fishing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006