Story: Rhythms of daily life

Food-gathering routines

Food-gathering routines

In this early 20th-century photograph a group of Māori hunt for pipi and cockles. Depending on the richness of food supplies in their rohe, hapū would travel to get food, fuel and other resources. These journeys were part of daily and seasonal routines.  

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
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How to cite this page:

Megan Cook, 'Rhythms of daily life - Schedules and routines of life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40488/food-gathering-routines (accessed 24 July 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013