Story: Hauraki–Coromandel places

Super-sized swordfish

Super-sized swordfish

Ali White stands beside a huge swordfish, caught near Mercury Bay in the 1930s. Whitianga has long been a deep sea game-fishing centre.

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Mercury Bay Museum
Reference: Ph# 1250

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Mercury Bay', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 May 2023)

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