Kōrero: Seaweed

Making pōhā (1 o 3)

The traditional method of making pōhā is still used by the members of the Haberfield–Metzger family, who harvest muttonbirds from Pikomamaku Island off the coast of Stewart Island. The video clip shows a man collecting rimurapa (bull kelp) blades and splitting them open with his hand before inflating them.

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Private collection, Metzger whānau

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Seaweed - Traditional use of seaweeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/4610/making-poha (accessed 10 December 2023)

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