Story: Te hī ika – Māori fishing

Fishing group, Whangaroa

Fishing group, Whangaroa

Photographed in 1902, these fishermen and their families pose behind their catch of tāmure (snapper). After drying on the pole, the fish are packed into kete (baskets).

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
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Photograph by Henry Winkelmann

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How to cite this page:

Paul Meredith, 'Te hī ika – Māori fishing - Communal sharing and gifting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6814/fishing-group-whangaroa (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006