Story: Duck shooting

Jack and Wolf

Jack and Wolf

Duck shooter Jack and his dog Wolf admire a brace of ducks they bagged at the Ōtaki River mouth in May 1993. Jack was a veteran of the sport, having spent 50 years enduring early mornings and cold fingers during the duck hunting season.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1993/1641/13A
Photograph by Phil Reid

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, 'Duck shooting - Hunting culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, published 24 Nov 2008