Story: Diving and snorkelling

Spearfishing

Spearfishing

Spearfishing competitions, in which divers aim to catch the heaviest or greatest number of fish, remain popular. Here Rob Marshall shows off a 12-pound moki he caught during a 1976 competition.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1976/0145/4

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Diving and snorkelling - Diving for a purpose', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9006/spearfishing (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006