6: He aha tātou a mātai ai? – Why study moths?

There are many benefits from studying moths we’ve thought of just a few and placed them in the hīnaki – eel traps in the centre panel of Ngā Puka Whakamārama o Te Pepe Nui. Make your own hīnaki or kete – baskets, draw a mind map and explore all the ways that moths are important from music to pollination and everything in between. All the ways that we benefit from studying moths.

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