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419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Fishhook, D52.1023

Physical Description

Two piece fishhook. Bone point is lashed on a sharp angle to U shaped wooden shaft with cane. Cane lashing at the other end. A plaited cord is tied to the hook end, and a thinner, longer plaited cord loops between the two ends.


Distributed through the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 140 x 65 x 15mm

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