hapuka


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hapuka

(həˈpuːkə; ˈhɑːpʊkə) or

hapuku

n
(Animals) NZ another name for groper
[Māori]
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Hapuka was the fish of the day, briefly seared on a hot plate and then added to the Sofrito in a pan along with the potatoes and clams.
The actor fishes for hapuka on New Zealand's North Island, before enjoying a feast of mussels.
It is like the way that we can say 'I caught a groper today off North Reef', or we can say 'I caught a hapuka today off North Reef'.