Kōrero: South Canterbury places

Cob cottage

Cob cottage

Paterson’s accommodation house at Hakataremea was built in 1872. It has a shingle roof and is built from cob, a building material made of dried mud and straw. This had the advantage of being a good insulator, warm in winter and cool in summer.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury places - Waitaki', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11499/cob-cottage (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 17 Aug 2015