Kōrero: Te mahi kai

Catching īnanga (whitebait)

Te hao īnanga

Ko te tikanga hao īnanga. Otirā, ka whakatūria he pā īnanga me tētahi kupenga hei ārahi i ngā īnanga ki roto i te hīnaki. Ka huaki whakararo te kupenga me te hīnaki, kia mau ai ngā īnanga e piki whakarunga ana i te awa.

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Source: Elsdon Best, Fishing methods and devices of the Maori. Wellington: Dominion Museum, 1929, p. 204

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Manuka Henare, 'Te mahi kai - Te maramataka mahi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/20266/te-hao-inanga (accessed 15 October 2019)

Story by Manuka Henare, published 24 Nov 2008