Story: Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions

Parea

Parea

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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Photograph by J. L. Kendrick

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Basil Keane, 'Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions - Rēkohu – Chatham Islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23618/parea (accessed 7 August 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010