Up until the 1960s most rural households had large vegetable gardens and kept 10–20 laying hens for their domestic needs. This chicken run and extensive vegetable garden are probably in the Stratford area, Taranaki, in 1911.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
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Photograph by James McAllister
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