Kōrero: Women and men

Food for war

Women had always worked in food production. During the Second World War, when many of the men who had worked on production lines were away fighting, women’s labour was essential. These women are processing cabbages in a Pukekohe factory. Once dried, the cabbage was sent to Allied forces in the Pacific.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 181. National Film Unit, 1945

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Charlotte Macdonald, 'Women and men - War and suburbia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/29241/food-for-war (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Charlotte Macdonald, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017