Story: Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions

Moa bone at Wairau Bar

Moa bone at Wairau Bar

Steve Bagley of the Department of Conservation holds the fibula (lower leg bone) of a moa, the equivalent of the drumstick on a chicken, but much larger. Māori often settled in areas where there were populations of meaty moa and seals.

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Basil Keane, 'Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions - Tradable commodities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23594/moa-bone-at-wairau-bar (accessed 16 July 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010