Kōrero: Logging native forests

Sheep yards (3 o 3)

Sheep yards

Birch Hill sheep station, in high country near Aoraki/Mt Cook, was established in the 1860s. Local timbers were used for enclosures and farm buildings. The fence around these sheep yards is made of tōtara.

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Photograph by Chris Jacomb

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - The timber industry, 1840–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12741/sheep-yards (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007