Story: Farm mechanisation

Quad bike

Quad bike

A farm trainee learns to reverse a quad bike. Quad bikes, introduced to New Zealand in the 1970s, are extremely useful on the farm as they can travel over all kinds of terrain. They are more stable than conventional motorbikes and can carry larger loads.

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James Watson, 'Farm mechanisation - Vehicles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by James Watson, published 24 Nov 2008