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Where in New Zealand would you find pipis?

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05/08/2008

The pipi is a burrowing bivalve shellfish (paphies Australis) that is common in coastal areas right around New Zealand and is a traditional food of Maori. They are easiest to find buried just below the surface of mud or sand in tidal estuaries at low tide.