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Before and After

One difference between Canada and NZ is that in Canada all fishing requires a permit/license to do so legally.  In NZ, by contrast, non-commercial fishing here does not require anything other than a net, a reel, a spear or, for the really rugged, a pair of hands.  Green-lipped mussels, for example, are plentiful by the seashore here as are other kinds of shellfish.  My in-laws recently spent a few days at the beach and, while there, picked up some seafood for us.  My mother-in-law came by to show us the fruits of their labour then took them to her place to prepare our supper.  After a day of childcare, it was a welcome treat and definitely a uniquely Kiwi treat at that.  Here are some photos…