Story: Logging native forests

Day of rest (2nd of 3)

Day of rest

Sunday was usually the bushman’s day off, but there were still jobs to be done. These men are catching up with their laundry and having their hair cut.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - Logging and sawmilling, 1840–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007