Maori bird snaring perch The Maori "pae" or bird snaring perch. The loose cords shewn, when pulled taut, would imprison the bird's legs. These Pae" were fastened to [the] end of a long pole, & then pushed up among the branches of a tree wheron birds were known to alight. When a bird was caught, the "Pae" was lowered, the bird put in the hunter's bag & the snare reset.
Photograph - Women's shelters at the Cashmere Sanatorium which opened in 1910 , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection
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New Zealand Police :[One hundred pound] reward ... Whereas on the night of the 1st instant, some person or persons did feloniously enter the Museum, Thorndon Flat, and did steal therefrom certain valuable property, notice is hereby given that the above reward will be paid to any person who shall give such information as shall lead to the conviction of the offender, or offenders. Frederick Atchison, Inspector of Police. February 2, 1866. By authority, G Didsbury, Governmment Printer
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