Kōrero: Whaling

Cutting up a whale

Cutting up a whale

The Bay of Plenty remained an important centre for Māori whaling until the 1920s. The oil would be shipped to Auckland and the meat would be enjoyed by everyone in the community. This whale is being cut up on a beach near Cape Runaway in 1912.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: Weekly News, 8 August 1912
Photograph by Canon Pahewa

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Whaling - Māori and whaling', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6275/cutting-up-a-whale (accessed 21 November 2019)

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