Kōrero: Farm mechanisation

Advertising for farm labour

Advertising for farm labour

Agricultural labourers were offered assisted passages to New Zealand in this 1848 New Zealand Company poster. Labour shortages in the early days of colonisation were one incentive for farmers to begin using machinery.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

James Watson, 'Farm mechanisation - Reasons for mechanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/18326/advertising-for-farm-labour (accessed 22 November 2019)

He kōrero nā James Watson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008