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Maori fishing net to be used with a hinaki or eel trap, 11 April 1937

Reference Number: PA1-f-005-422

Photograph of a poha, leading net for use with a hinaki or eel trap, made by Arapeta te Hiwi of Ngati Tukorehe hapu, taken on 11 April 1937 by George Leslie Adkin.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Ngati Tukorehe o Ngati Raukawa, Maori - Eel fishing, Hinaki and Fishing nets.

Part of:
Adkin album 18, Reference Number PA1-f-005 (15 digitised items)
Adkin, George Leslie :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua, Reference Number PAColl-0844 (165 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 10.9 x 15.4 cm, mounted on album page. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - right of image: 422. Poha made by Arapeta te Hiwi, of Nagti-Tukorehe hapu. Length, 54"; hoop, 36" diam.; narrow end, 7" diam. 1 1/4" mesh, with 100 meshes at hoop, diminishing to 50 or 60 meshes at small end. The poha should be preserved and dyed black by being steeped in mud for the period of a week. A poha is the leading net used with a hinaki or eel-trap. 11.4.37

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