Kiwis, Huntin' and Fishin'

The National Library of New Zealand has provided us quite a killing when it comes to nautical stripes and guns and game. Check out the whole catch on flikr. So good!

(Above) Catch of the day (in 1900) at Cable Bay, Nelson

WWI Kiwi officers relax with a pole

Fishing group at Wainuiomata around 1882

Lugging Hawera Trout Hatchery cans in the '20s

Hunting party (including quite a few tough broads!), probably Christchurch district around 1915

Group of anglers after a fishing trip on Lake Rotorua, ca 1903

Man, two boys, and a pile of crayfish, at the back of Harry Daniel's fish shop, Manaia

 Boy and his shark in Russell, around 1915

Hunters, hanging on a Kapiti Island veranda in the 1890s

Rabbit hunters, 1909

Rabbit hunters near Christchurch around 1912

Very successful possum hunters

Men in the bush at the turn of the century

Captain Bollons and crew capturing a sea lion, 1909

Rabbit hunters circa 1910


  1. Rose says:

    WOW! nice loot. The stripy shirts kill me.

  2. Karena says:

    Intriguing images, poor bunnies though!

    Art by Karena

  3. Where are the kiwi berkutchis flying Haast's Eagles?? *grin*

  4. Those are great pics. Reminds me of my youth in the Florida Keys when I would come home from school and catch my dinner.. great post.