Story: Kurī – Polynesian dogs

Bone fish hooks (2nd of 2)

Bone fish hooks

Found at Jackson Bay on the South Island’s West Coast, these fish-hook points were made from the jawbones of kurī.

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Kurī – Polynesian dogs - Uses of kurī', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16236/bone-fish-hooks (accessed 27 February 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008