Story: East Coast region

Erosion: caught in the slips (1st of 3)

Footrot flats cartoons, which humorously explored farm life, were by Murray Ball, who farmed near Gisborne. In this strip his characters Wal and Dog confront the consequences of erosion and heavy rain in the district.

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Cartoon by Murray Ball

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Geology and landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/33273/erosion-caught-in-the-slips (accessed 21 July 2019)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 30 Mar 2015