Story: Land ownership

Family farm, 1949

This film clip of Jim Page and his family at work on their farm in Golden Bay in 1949, shows a fairly typical scene in the post-war years, especially in dairy areas. The medium-sized family farm became the norm as smallholdings were combined and larger estates continued to be broken up.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 434. National Film Unit, 1949

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How to cite this page:

Jim McAloon, 'Land ownership - Land ownership from the 1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/17940/family-farm-1949 (accessed 21 April 2019)

Story by Jim McAloon, published 24 Nov 2008