Kōrero: Whitebait and whitebaiting

First day of the season (2 o 3)

First day of the season

Denness Gilbert waits patiently on the stream edge on the first day of the whitebaiting season in August 1996. His gear consists of a fine mesh net with steel frame, a spotter board (the white strip on the stream bed) and a plastic bucket.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1996/2340/20a
Photograph by John Nicholson

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Whitebait and whitebaiting - Nets, screens and canneries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11703/first-day-of-the-season (accessed 26 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007