Kōrero: Farm families

Husband and wife milking

Although farm women in the 1950s and 1960s were expected to focus on domestic duties, the shortage and costs of labour meant that many women helped out on dairy farms. In this clip a married couple work together milking their cows on a Waikato dairy farm in 1966.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade No. 178. National Film Unit, 1966

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

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/video/19838/husband-and-wife-milking (accessed 31 March 2020)

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