Story: Whitebait and whitebaiting

Whitebait pottle

Whitebait pottle

Fish shops still sell whitebait in small pottles, which these days are usually plastic. This pottle, which probably dates from the 1960s, is made from waxed paper.

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Whitebait and whitebaiting - Whitebaiting culture and regulations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/11713/whitebait-pottle (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007