Fishing methods and devices of the Maori; Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931; 1977; 2014.1....

Name/Title

Fishing methods and devices of the Maori

Edition

Reprint of 1st ed. published Wellington, N.Z. : Dominion Museum, 1929.

Maker

Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931

Maker Role

Author

About this object

Partial Contents The Maori as a fisherman -- Fishing-nets, their manufacture and use -- Line fishing -- Sharks and whales -- The taking of koura, or crayfish -- Shell-fish -- Fresh-water species -- Eels -- The lamprey and how it was taken -- Maori names of fresh-water fish other than eels -- The inanga, or whitebait -- Upokororo, or grayling -- Kokopu, or kopu (Galaxias fasciatus) -- The panoko -- The toitoi -- The patiki, or flounder -- The koaro (Galaxias huttoni). Includes bibliographical references and index.

Date Made

1977

Publisher

New Zealand. Govt.Printer

Publication Place

Wellington

Series Title

Dominion Museum bulletin ; no.12. Whitcombe's practical handbooks

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- Fishing

Subject and Association Keywords

Fishing -- New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Titiro mai Mahinga kaimoana

Subject and Association Keywords

Hi ika

Subject and Association Keywords

Kupenga

Subject and Association Keywords

Tuna

Subject and Association Keywords

Ika

Collection

Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

Object Type

Book

Object number

2014.1.0876a

Spine Label

639.2 BES

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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