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Tuna Kuwharuwharu

Tuna (eel) ~ from Puna-kauariki, the heavenly swamps, descended from Te Ihorangi who we know in the form of rain. Kaitiaki of our streams, rivers, and lakes. Tuna Kuwharuwharu, the longfin eel, have lived in Aotearoa for 80 million years and are found nowhere else in the world.