Kōrero: Freight and warehousing

Early land freight (1 o 2)

Early land freight

Freight is prominent in this 1840s engraving of Wellington’s Tinakori Road. On the left a Māori family carry firewood, while a loaded dray is pulled by four bullocks. The central figure is probably the ‘bullockie’, or driver of the dray.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0020-20-2
Hand-coloured engraving by Samuel Charles Brees

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matthew Wright and Megan Cook , 'Freight and warehousing - Road and rail to the early 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/23454/early-land-freight (accessed 28 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Matthew Wright and Megan Cook , i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010