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Maori bird snaring perch, [ca 1920]

Reference Number: PAColl-3039-1-004

Maori bird snaring perch (pae). Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber circa 1920.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Maori - Food and Waka waituhi.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy : Collection of original photographic prints from the file print collection, Reference Number PAColl-3039-1 (22 digitised items)
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Implements(PFP-014521)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - The Maori "pae" or bird snaring perch. The loose cords shewn, when pulled taut, would imprison the bird's legs. These Pae" were fastened to [the] end of a long pole, & then pushed up among the branches of a tree wheron birds were known to alight. When a bird was caught, the "Pae" was lowered, the bird put in the hunter's bag & the snare reset. The name "Pae-kakariki" is derived from "Pae" - a snare , & kakariki - the green parrakeet, a place where was a snare for parakeets. A P Godber

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