Kōrero: Conifers

Hunting kererū (1 o 2)

Hunting kererū

In winter, Māori set traps and hunting platforms in miro to catch kererū (native pigeons) that came to feed on the tree's seeds. The birds were easy to spear or trap after they had gorged on the seeds.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-023-018
Photolithograph after a drawing by Russell Stuart Clark

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Mataī and miro: the plum pines', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/12677/hunting-kereru (accessed 19 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007