Story: Fire and agriculture

Burning, Pukatore Station (1st of 3)

Burning, Pukatore Station

Clouds of smoke billow from forest on Pukatore Station on the East Coast, in the early 1900s. In the foreground, near the farmhouse, are trees destroyed by an earlier burn.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Ashby Hargreaves Collection (PAColl-3047)
Reference: 1/2-032845; F
Photograph by Frederick Ashby Hargreaves

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How to cite this page:

Robert Peden, 'Fire and agriculture - North Island farms: bush and fern', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 October 2022)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008