Story: West Coast region

Boys with nets (2nd of 2)

Boys with nets

On an island in the Hokitika River in 1932, these boys pose with their home-made scoop nets. They are, from left, John Cameron, Jack Harding, Neoly Saxon and Jock Tulloch. Catching whitebait offered anyone a chance to get some income.

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Reference: Auckland Weekly News, 31 August 1932, p. 38

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Forestry and fishing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

Story by Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016