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
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