Story: Chatham Islands

Farming on the Chathams

A 2011 episode of Country calendar looked at the lives of Greg Horler, who arrived on the Chatham Islands in 1977, his wife Rosemarie and their family. It was hard work making a living running a farm and homestay on the islands. Because of fickle weather and the islands’ inaccessibility, transporting stock can be difficult, as Greg explains.

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Rhys Richards, 'Chatham Islands - Since the 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/37807/farming-on-the-chathams (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Rhys Richards, updated 1 May 2015