Kōrero: Recreational sea fishing

Drying sharks

Drying sharks

Māori were more than recreational fishers – they relied on the sea for much of their protein. Photographed in 1914 at Tokohiwai in Whāngārei Harbour, these dogfish (kapetā) are drying on poles. Coastal tribes often traded the dried meat from these small sharks with inland tribes.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Recreational sea fishing - A rewarding pastime', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7803/drying-sharks (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006