Kōrero: Beach culture

Transporting sheep

Transporting sheep

The beach was used to transport goods. In this photograph of Waipiro Bay on the North Island’s East Coast, farmers have brought their sheep along the beach to be loaded into small boats and taken out to the waiting steamer.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Ashby Hargreaves Collection (PAColl-3047)
Reference: 1/1-023296; G

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Travellers on the beach', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9099/transporting-sheep (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006