Story: Leisure in traditional Māori society – ngā mahi a te rēhia

Seasonal foods chart

This chart illustrates the types of food that were fished, gathered, hunted or harvested by Māori as well as the times that they were collected. Leisure time was greatest for Māori in ngahuru (autumn).

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: Raymond Firth, Economics of the New Zealand Maori. Wellington: Government Printer, 1972, p. 72-75

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How to cite this page:

Ross Calman, 'Leisure in traditional Māori society – ngā mahi a te rēhia - Festivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/40187/seasonal-foods-chart (accessed 18 November 2019)

Story by Ross Calman, published 5 Sep 2013