Monday, January 3, 2011

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

4 comments:

Rose said...

WOW! nice loot. The stripy shirts kill me.

Karena said...

Intriguing images, poor bunnies though!

Xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

dr. hypercube said...

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

Salabencher said...

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.