Story: Southland region

Pāua at Riverton/Aparima

Pāua at Riverton/Aparima

This giant ornamental pāua shellfish at Riverton/Aparima highlights the importance of the town’s pāua fishery. Riverton is also a centre for decorative pāua shells and jewellery.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Fishing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015