Story: Insects – overview

Eating huhu grubs (3rd of 3)

Eating huhu grubs

Each year at the Hokitika Wildfoods festival, cooked huhu grubs are on the menu. They are said to taste like peanut butter.

Using this item

Hokitika Wildfoods Festival
Photograph by John McCombe

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - In the bush', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 September 2022)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007