Kōrero: Te mahi kai

Pohau mangā – barracouta trolling lure

Pohau mangā – barracouta trolling lure

Pohau mangā were designed to catch mangā (barracouta). These lures were found in many South Island archaeological sites, emphasising the importance of barracouta in the south.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Manuka Henare, 'Te mahi kai - Te taunga ki Aotearoa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/20254/pohau-manga-barracouta-trolling-lure (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Manuka Henare, published 24 Nov 2008