Kōrero: Rural mythologies

Employment by sectors, 1901–2001

Employment by sectors, 1901–2001

In the 40 years after 1941 the proportion of New Zealand workers in the primary sector, which includes farming, fell by half to less than one in eight. By comparison, more than half the workers were now in the tertiary sector, which covers the service industries. Despite this, the myth that the true New Zealander lived on the land remained strong.

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Source: Brian Easton

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Jock Phillips, 'Rural mythologies - Rural myth lives on, 1945–1975', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/20322/employment-by-sectors-1901-2001 (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008