The timo was a type of grubber, used to loosen
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Woman using a timo
Peter Adds, 'Kūmara - Tools and storage pits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17367/timo (accessed 3 July 2020)
Story by Peter Adds, published 24 Nov 2008