Kōrero: Canterbury region

Wheat farming

Wheat farming

During the 1870s and 1880s, wheat growing boomed in Canterbury. The crop remained significant until the early 1900s, when this scene of a wheatfield after the harvest was painted.

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Private collection
Watercolour by I. Burt

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Agriculture before 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/10320/wheat-farming (accessed 20 July 2024)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015