Story: Farm fencing

Deer farming

Deer farming

A mob of hinds gathers on a farm near Hokitika on the West Coast. The pine posts at right make up a stay assembly designed to take the strain of the 1.9-metre netting used for deer fencing. Intermediate posts at regular intervals hold up the netting.

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Photograph by K. Smith

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Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - High-tensile and electric fencing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008