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Name: Hawkins, Cliff
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article The Waka in Trade and Transport published 2000

Source: New Zealand Marine News 2000 Volume 49 Number 1   Pages 12-14
Title:The Waka in Trade and Transport
Article Abstract:In the early years of the 19th century the Maori was a major producer of food for the European population, especially in the Auckland area. They were also actively involved in the coastal trade, in canoes, schooners and cutters. The article gives statistics from an 1853 report, and gives other information on the trade, particularly using canoes or wakas.

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