Kōrero: Shelter on farms

The Canterbury Plains

The Canterbury Plains

The Canterbury Plains contain New Zealand’s largest expanse of shelter belts – mostly planted to intercept the prevailing nor’wester wind. Shelter is required not just for livestock, but to protect large areas of cultivated land from erosion by wind.

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Reference: Ag4678Rbt.tif
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Shelter on farms - Early shelter', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15593/the-canterbury-plains (accessed 18 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008