Story: Te hī ika – Māori fishing

Measuring a crayfish pot

Measuring a crayfish pot

Photographed at Waiapu on the North Island’s East Coast, Peter Buck (Te Rangi Hīroa), the Ngāti Mutunga anthropologist, measures a tāruke kōura (crayfish pot) with two kaumātua (elders).

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Paul Meredith, 'Te hī ika – Māori fishing - Tools, grounds and methods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6803/measuring-a-crayfish-pot (accessed 26 March 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006