Story: Occupational structure

Early morning milking

Early morning milking

Dairy farmers, like those on this Otago farm, are an occupational group that frequently works outside normal working hours. They may need to start before dawn to fit in with the schedule of the milk tanker that collects their product, as well as the daily routine of their stock.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 8 January 2005. p. 23
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Occupational structure - Time and place of work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2021)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010