Kōrero: Investment

Eel weir, Whanganui River

Eel weir, Whanganui River

A distinctive form of investment by Māori were the weirs constructed in rivers to channel eels into traps. This one was photographed in the later 19th century, at Pungarehu on the southern part of the Whanganui River.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, William James Harding Collection (PAColl-3042)
Reference: 1/1-000483; G
Photograph by William James Harding

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:

Brent Layton, 'Investment - Māori and colonial investment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24108/eel-weir-whanganui-river (accessed 30 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Brent Layton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010