Story: Unpaid domestic work

Mowing the lawn (3rd of 3)

Mowing the lawn

Shane and Carl Hollis share the task of lawn mowing – one pulling, the other pushing the handmower – in Te Atatū, Auckland, in 1970. Mowing the lawn has traditionally been a chore of New Zealand men and boys.

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Matt Morris, 'Unpaid domestic work - Gardens, orchards and poultry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 August 2022)

Story by Matt Morris, published 11 Mar 2010