Kōrero: Shellfish

Shellfish traditionally eaten by Māori

Shellfish traditionally eaten by Māori

This table lists the wide variety of shellfish whose shells archaeologists have found discarded in middens (ancient rubbish sites). Today, Māori still gather shellfish but from a much more limited range.

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Source: Margaret S. Morley, Seashells of New Zealand. Auckland: New Holland, 2004, and Andrew Crowe, Which seashell? Auckland: Penguin, 1999

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Food and other uses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/9360/shellfish-traditionally-eaten-by-maori (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006