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Matthews R. H. 1910. Reminiscences of Maori life fifty years ago. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 43: 598-605

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Discusses shark fishing c. 1855. Use of plant materials for fishing purposes (information under individual plant names). Shark oil used as a cosmetic - mixed with kokowai (red ochre), scented with kōpuru moss, raukawa (Raukauaedgerleyi), manakura (Melicytus micranthus), and other scented shrubs. Uses of plants in pigeon snaring described.

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Reminiscences of Maori life fifty years ago

1910
Matthews R. H.
Transactions of the New Zealand Institute
43
598
605

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