Kōrero: Wairarapa region

Clearing the Bush

Clearing the Bush

Eketāhuna was founded in 1872 by Scandinavian settlers at the southern end of the Forty Mile Bush. Settlers laboured to clear the bush and lay out the town, which in this photo is still surrounded by dense forest.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12070/clearing-the-bush (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017