Kōrero: Conservation – a history

Moa butchery

Moa butchery

Archaeological investigations near Kaūpokonui, Taranaki, uncovered this collection of moa bones. The site is thought to have been a butchery, where carcasses were dismembered.

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University of Auckland, Department of Anthropology, Anthropology Photographic Archive
Reference: 023/M_4_141_013
Photograph by Richard Cassels

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Māori conservation traditions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13899/moa-butchery (accessed 18 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 3 Aug 2015