Story: Te mahi kai – food production economics

Aruhe

Aruhe

Aruhe or fern root, the rhizome of the bracken fern (Pteridium esculentum), was dug up, processed and preserved by Māori. It was an important source of carbohydrate.

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The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand - Kuratini Tuwhera
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Manuka Henare, 'Te mahi kai – food production economics - Adapting to New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20258/aruhe (accessed 30 October 2020)

Story by Manuka Henare, published 24 Nov 2008