Maori lesson for today: "whanga" (pronounced FANGa) means bay, cove, or estuary.
I was wholly distracted when the server brought these guys their food--an enormous platter of fish prepared by the lodge kitchen. Naturally I asked if they'd caught it (yes) and what kind of fish it was (snapper). And being the generous-of-spirit kiwis they are, they offered me a piece, which was just as delectable as you might imagine.
Look at all that fish!
(Then, and not only because USians need to be on their best behavior these days, I bought them a round.)