Story: South Canterbury places

Rob’s Hut

Rob’s Hut

Rob’s Hut, Raincliff Station, around 1868. With sheep runs sometimes comprising thousands of hectares, huts like this provided accommodation for shepherds on station peripheries.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Watercolour by William Packe

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury places - Temuka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2021)

Story by John Wilson, updated 17 Aug 2015