Kōrero: The New Zealanders

Sheep farmer’s camp, 1874

Sheep farmer’s camp, 1874

Some people began to suggest that the tough conditions of the New Zealand frontier and the ‘bracing climate’ of the country were character forming. L. J. Kennaway wrote and illustrated a book, Crusts: a settler’s fare due south, in which he described the harsh conditions of looking after sheep in Canterbury in the 1870s. Here he depicts a rough colonial shelter in the rain.

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Reference: Laurence J. Kennaway, Crusts: a settler's fare due south. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1874.

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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - European New Zealanders', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/1903/sheep-farmers-camp-1874 (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 20 May 2015