Story: Nearshore islands

D’Urville Island barge

As this clip from the television programme Country calendar shows, farming on offshore islands relies on efficient transport to the mainland. This flock of sheep from a D’Urville Island farm is being loaded onto a barge.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Nearshore islands - Island industry, recreation and life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/13022/durville-island-barge (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007