Kōrero: Rural workers

Decline of the rural workforce

Decline of the rural workforce

The percentage of rural workers in the New Zealand workforce has fallen considerably since the 1920s, when almost one of every four workers had a rural occupation. With mechanisation, farms today are much less reliant on physical labour.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - Contemporary rural workers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/17231/decline-of-the-rural-workforce (accessed 22 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008