Story: Te hī ika – Māori fishing

Preparing for a hāngī

Preparing for a hāngī

Te Kaha locals prepare fish for a hāngī (earth oven). This method of cooking is more usually associated with meat and vegetables.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-001074; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

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How to cite this page:

Paul Meredith, 'Te hī ika – Māori fishing - European contact and impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6818/preparing-for-a-hangi (accessed 18 July 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006