Story: Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions



The parea or Chatham Islands pigeon is similar to kererū, the New Zealand pigeon. It was one of the birds hunted for food by Moriori before Europeans arrived.

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Basil Keane, 'Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions - Rēkohu – Chatham Islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010