Story: Te hopu tuna – eeling

Making a hīnaki

Making a hīnaki

Paratene Ngata of the Ngāti Porou tribe (left) is weaving a hīnaki. He is being observed by anthropologist Te Rangi Hīroa (Peter Buck), right, with notebook.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Ramsden Papers
Reference: 1/2-037930-F
Photograph by James Ingram McDonald

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Basil Keane, 'Te hopu tuna – eeling - Hīnaki – eel pots', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13978/making-a-hinaki (accessed 3 April 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007