Kōrero: Hunting

‘The pig-hunt’

‘The pig-hunt’

This illustration of Māori and Pākehā on a pig hunt comes from Emilia Norris’s book Amongst the Maoris (1874). Māori were quick to keep pigs that Europeans introduced. Many of the animals escaped, adding to wild populations. Pig hunting was soon a popular pastime among Māori.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-053889; F

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:

Carl Walrond, 'Hunting - Imported game animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/15620/the-pig-hunt (accessed 12 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008