Kōrero: Topdressing

Spreading by hand

Spreading by hand

Hill pastures needed fertiliser to maintain production and prevent the pasture reverting to fern and scrub. For many years the only means of applying it was by hand, which was slow, dusty and difficult work.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 52 K4,197

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Maber, 'Topdressing - Origins of aerial topdressing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16552/spreading-by-hand (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Maber, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008