Kōrero: Rural language

Snig-track

Snig-track

To snig means to drag, and a snig-track was a path along which a load could be dragged. A team of bullocks haul a huge kauri log along this snig-track, in Northland in the 19th century.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
Reference: 1/2-090948; F
Photograph by Arthur James Northwood

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Settling the land', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18600/snig-track (accessed 8 May 2021)

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