“Native species have been revered, feared, hunted and tamed. Now experts hope revulsion can give way to fascination”
by Elle Hunt in Auckland
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For many years, the top-rated attraction in the Tasman district of New Zealand was a cafe famed for its rural setting, seafood chowder – and tame eels. For a few dollars you could buy a pottle of mince and a wooden stick to take down to the stream, where a blue-black mass was shining, writhing, waiting.