Small towns grew throughout Canterbury to service the rural districts in the 19th century. After the Second World War many began to decline, but they are still a distinctive feature of Canterbury. This scene of farming people with their horses at Cheviot in 2006 conveys some of the spirit of small-town life.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.