Kōrero: Seaweed

Wakame in soup

Wakame in soup

First collected in Wellington Harbour in 1987, the Asian brown seaweed Undaria pinnatifida rapidly spread into harbours around the east coast of New Zealand, and scientists feared that it would oust native seaweeds. In East Asian countries the seaweed is known as wakame and is treated as a delicacy, usually added to miso soup.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Seaweed - Kelp', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4598/wakame-in-soup (accessed 3 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006