Fishermen from the Ngāti Porou tribe hold large hoop nets. A smaller type of hoop net, called a kōrapa, was used by the tribe to catch eels.
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Reference: Elsdon Best, Fishing methods and devices of the Maori. Wellington: Dominion Museum, 1929, p. 248.
Photograph by J. McDonald
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