Kōrero: Whaling

Whangamumu whalers

Whangamumu whalers

Whalers were a cosmopolitan lot who worked hard and played hard. This 1901 photograph of whalers at the Cook brothers’ station at Whangamumu, Northland, shows the tough male community. Many of them were Māori.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: C2293

Permission of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Whaling - Pursuit and capture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6264/whangamumu-whalers (accessed 22 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006