Story: Te tāhere manu – bird catching

Muttonbirding

Watch this film clip of tītī (muttonbirds) being taken. When a good number of tītī are collected they are gathered into a bundle. Then, to save time, the bundle is sent downhill on a wire.

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Basil Keane, 'Te tāhere manu – bird catching - Seasons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/11962/muttonbirding (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007