Story: Te hī ika – Māori fishing

Rāhui sign, Hauraki

Rāhui sign, Hauraki

This sign indicates a modern form of rāhui (ban). The taking of pipi and cockles is prohibited in the area. The ban is the result of a partnership between the Ministry of Fisheries and the Hauraki Māori Trust Board.

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Paul Meredith, 'Te hī ika – Māori fishing - Traditional practices', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006