Kōrero: Wairarapa region

Picking apples

Picking apples

A group of women pick apples in the 1900s. In the early 20th century, Greytown’s rich alluvial soils attracted orchardists and the town became known as Wairarapa’s fruit bowl.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, George Moore Collection
Reference: 1/2-065268; G
Photograph by George Moore

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Forestry, fishing and horticulture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12092/picking-apples (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017