Story: Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation

Waxing birds (3rd of 3)

Waxing birds

After the birds have been taken, they are often plucked by being dipped in hot wax.

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Photograph by J. O'Brien

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation - Rāhui – prohibitions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11604/waxing-birds (accessed 24 July 2021)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 24 Sep 2007