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Mitiaro itiki under a raui

Monday 6 October 2014 | Published in Outer Islands

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Mitiaro itiki under a raui
Nukuroa women showed they had put in hours of practice to perfect this depiction of the island's iconic itiki eel as they dance around an inaki or traditional eel trap during their 2012 Te Maeva Nui cultural show. The island has now placed a raui on the delicacy in preparations for a number of big events on the island in 2016. Story below.

Mitiaro’s well-known fresh water eels the ‘Itiki’ is now back in the hands of the Ui Ariki and the Aronga Mana of the island.

Mitiaro’s well-known fresh water eels the ‘Itiki’ is now back in the hands of the Ui Ariki and the Aronga Mana of the island.


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