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n.1.(Zool.) A large and valuable food fish (Polyprion prognathus) of New Zealand. It sometimes weighs one hundred pounds or more.
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Hapuku Lodge in Kaikoura on New Zealand's South Island has five tree houses sitting in a canopy of mature Manuka trees, 30 feet off the ground.
Once he offered up a hapuku wrapped in damp newspaper; their mother had boiled it into soupy white chunks that made the house stink for days.
At Te Aute College, the Anglican school for Maori students founded in 1854 with an endowment from the local Chief Te Hapuku and grant of land under the control of the Crown at the time, Ngata was taught by headmaster John Thornton, a product of the London Missionary Society and the Indian colonial education system.
1999) reported similar levels of growth variability for elephantfish (Callorhinchus milii) and hapuku (Polyprion oxygeneios), respectively.
Hapuku Lodge, Kaikoura Itas not often the words atree housea and aluxurya are used in the same sentence, but if you like to travel in style and have a sense of adventure, then why not consider a stay at Hapuku Lodge, where itas possible to spend a night or two amongst the trees.
After an exhausting but very satisfying day on the ocean, it was time for a bit of pampering and the utterly luxurious Hapuku Lodge and Tree Houses.
For the New Zealand hapuku (Polyprion oxygeneios), age estimates from otolith thin-sections, supported by tag-recapture evidence of early growth, indicate a longevity exceeding 60 years (Francis et al.