Story: East Coast region

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

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

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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, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015