Story: King Country region

Making hay at Waimiha, 1940s

Making hay at Waimiha, 1940s

In the 1930s farming schemes were established on Māori land at Waimiha. Government funds helped landowners set up dairy-farming operations. These men and children are making hay on one of the dairy farms in the 1940s.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Farming, forestry and mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 July 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015