Kōrero: Seals

Seal hunting, Auckland Islands

Seal hunting, Auckland Islands

In this woodcut from 1868 by Frederick Grosse, sealers approach their prey on a treacherous reef. A law controlling sealing was passed in 1875, just in time to avoid total extinction of New Zealand seal species, and numbers have built up steadily since then.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Illustrated newspaper file. Illustrated Australian News

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Lloyd Spencer Davis, 'Seals - New Zealand’s seals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/6169/seal-hunting-auckland-islands (accessed 19 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Lloyd Spencer Davis, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006