Kōrero: Rural language

Bush language (1 o 2)

Bush language

The word bush, meaning the forest that covered much of New Zealand in the 19th century, was used in various compound words to describe a wide range of things. Bushmen were workers who felled trees, usually in a gang. Here, bushman Joe Gordon sharpens his saw, at Kauaeranga, near Thames, in 1922.

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The Kauri Museum, Matakohe
Reference: H1993 224 216

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Settling the land', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18596/bush-language (accessed 6 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Dianne Bardsley, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008