Story: Rural language



Snow-raking means rescuing sheep buried in snow drifts. The first man in the line breaks the snow and those behind follow in his tracks. Each takes turns to go first.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Farm work and workers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 March 2018)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008