Story: Nelson region

Hops and brewing: hop picking (1st of 2)

Watch footage of families picking hops in Nelson in 1944. Hops have been an important crop in the region since the mid-19th century.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 139. National Film Unit, 1944

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Horticulture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 October 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015