Sounds fishy, Blue Moki and the Maoris

I very recently had my first taste of Blue Moki which kind of sounds like Blue Monkey but I do not know of anyone except Columbian indian tribes from the Amazone Forest that count monkey as part as their diet.
No this Blue Moki is a fish from New Zealand also known as Moki or Moki Trumpeter. Bluemoki_1 Found in the area between East Cape and Mahia, It is culturally important to the area Maoris otherwise known as Iwi.

The East Cape region has a laid back pace and offers a rugged coastline and great places to fish and surf.

It is also known as one of the first places in the world to see the sun rise.

If you can find any Blue Moki at your favorite Fish Counter and wondered how to prepare it, here is a Blue moki, leek, potato and spinach stew by Lois Daish courtesy of the Forest and Bird Society of New Zealand, enjoy.

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