Story: Farm fencing

Straightening a gate (2nd of 6)

Straightening a gate

Pipe-and-netting gates are very common in New Zealand. They are light and easy to swing, but are easily bent by cattle or vehicles. This farmer is straightening out a gate by driving his Landrover over it.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6539/B11,095
Photograph by R. Anderson

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Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - Gates and other barriers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 March 2018)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008