Story: Whanganui places

Taihape gumboot (1st of 2)

Taihape gumboot

The gumboot, commonly worn by New Zealand farmers, has become a motif of Taihape. The multicoloured corrugated iron gumboot sculpture is a favourite with children of all ages.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 1501NZHMMGUMBOOT2.jpg
Photograph by Mark Mitchell

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - Taihape district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18981/taihape-gumboot (accessed 28 June 2017)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015