Kōrero: Kauri gum and gum digging

Shipping gum

Shipping gum

At Ahipara around 1910, a barge has been loaded with sacks of kauri gum from bullock-drawn carts. The barge was taking the load out to the coastal steamer Chelmsford, visible on the horizon. The steamer would then carry the sacks to Auckland’s wharves.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
Reference: 1/1-006272; G
Photograph by Arthur James Northwood

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Kauri gum and gum digging - The industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12970/shipping-gum (accessed 28 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007