Kōrero: Shelter on farms

Cleared land with remnant of bush

Cleared land with remnant of bush

The widespread felling of native forest to create farmland removed most of the natural shelter. This farm in 1906 has preserved a remnant of bush. Many of today’s hill country farms are attempting to re-create stands of native bush, especially on sites less suitable for grazing.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
Reference: 1/1-009445; G
Photograph by James McAllister

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:

Allan Gillingham, 'Shelter on farms - Early shelter', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15592/cleared-land-with-remnant-of-bush (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008