Though most cooks were women, men performed this role when women were absent. This man is proudly displaying huge rounds of bread cooked in a camp oven (pictured at his feet) on the Ahipara gumfields sometime in the 1910s.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
Photograph by Northwood Brothers
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