Story: Te hī ika – Māori fishing

Auckland in the 1850s

Auckland in the 1850s

This drawing by Patrick Hogan shows Auckland (from Smale’s Point) in the 1850s. The growth of coastal settlements had a negative effect on the ability of tribes to fish in their traditional fisheries.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Hand-coloured aquatint by Patrick Joseph Hogan

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Paul Meredith, 'Te hī ika – Māori fishing - European contact and impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006