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Growing tobacco and gourds (3rd of 3)

Growing tobacco and gourds

These three children are sitting in one of the Māori gardens at Jerusalem (Hiruhārama), on the Whanganui River, in the early 1900s. Tobacco plants are behind the children and bottle gourds are growing in the foreground.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Māori gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 August 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008