Kōrero: Diving and snorkelling

Collecting pāua

Collecting pāua

This snorkeller is gathering pāua in the clear waters around Stewart Island. Fishery regulations in New Zealand state that pāua cannot be collected using scuba gear – a measure designed to conserve stocks of this prized shellfish. Most divers collect them either by free diving without gear or by snorkelling.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Photograph by Steve Mercer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Diving and snorkelling - The development of diving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8991/collecting-paua (accessed 18 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006