Story: Te hī ika – Māori fishing

Coastal fishery

Coastal fishery

Haami and Dick Te Whaiti stand above a taiapure (reserve) at Palliser Bay near Wellington, in 1995. This coastal fishery was the result of efforts begun in 1989 by Wairarapa elder Mita Carter to ensure that Wairarapa people could have a say in their traditional fisheries.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1995/1597/29
Photograph by Melanie Burford

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Paul Meredith, 'Te hī ika – Māori fishing - Fisheries management and practice', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006