Story: Shows and field days

Wood-chopping competition

Wood-chopping competition

This axeman is competing at the Auckland Agricultural Show in the 1960s or 1970s. As at most shows, the event attracted a large crowd.

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Photograph by Brian Brake

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Jock Phillips, 'Shows and field days - Farm activity competitions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008