Kōrero: Inventions, patents and trademarks

Roadside Stories: Invercargill's inventors

New Zealanders are famous for their ‘no. 8 wire’ mentality – ingenuity and creativity using basic materials. Hayes hardware store in Invercargill is run by the descendants of Ernest Hayes, who invented an array of farming gadgets in the late 19th century. The store also features the remarkable motorcycles designed and built by local speedster Burt Munro.

Listen to a Roadside Story about Invercargill's inventors. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Transport inventions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35362/roadside-stories-invercargills-inventors (accessed 29 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015