Kōrero: Farm families

Family pyramid

Family pyramid

These children have returned to their family farm in South Canterbury for Christmas. Although most farming families were nuclear, with parents often moving into town when a son took over running the place, the extended family remained important. Grandparents, siblings and cousins would frequently gather on the farm for occasions such as birthdays and Christmas.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Emma Dewson and Jock Phillips, 'Farm families - Women in the rural family, 1880–1970', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19840/family-pyramid (accessed 10 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Emma Dewson and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008