Story: Nearshore islands

Big-game fishing, Urupukapuka Island

Big-game fishing, Urupukapuka Island

The Bay of Islands gained a reputation as a holiday centre in the 1920s when the American writer Zane Grey visited. Based at Urupukapuka Island, he went on regular deep-sea fishing trips. This marlin is being winched onto the wharf at his camp.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6425 TC32

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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Nearshore islands - Island industry, recreation and life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13023/big-game-fishing-urupukapuka-island (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007