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Fishing for hoki

In 2004 exports from the primary sector were still very important; but there was a great variety of fruits, forest products and fish alongside the old staples. Among the most successful of the fish exports was frozen hoki. Hoki is a deep-sea fish which, as this video clip shows, is caught and prepared in a highly sophisticated operation.

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - External trade', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 June 2024)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 1 Sep 2016