Story: Shows and field days

Canterbury show, 1901

Canterbury show, 1901

By the early 1900s, farming was becoming more mechanised. Agricultural shows, such as this one in Christchurch, had extensive displays of agricultural implements. These stands have discs (centre) and ploughs (right).

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Jock Phillips, 'Shows and field days - A & P societies and shows', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 October 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008