Kōrero: Southland region

Wheat for loading

Wheat for loading

Wheat harvested from across the Waimea Plains waits to be loaded onto the ‘wheat train’ to Gore and beyond, while drivers, horses, and a buggy and carts stand by. Grain output was falling at this time, around 1899, as land was converted to serve more lucrative pastoral farming – a new dairy factory is visible in the background.

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Gore Historical Museum
Reference: M VIII 8

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Southland region - Growth on the plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20108/wheat-for-loading (accessed 2 July 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 1 May 2015