Kōrero: City parks and green spaces

Sheep grazing in Hagley Park, 1910 (1 o 2)

Sheep grazing in Hagley Park, 1910

In the past, animals grazing on urban green spaces like Hagley Park, Christchurch, would have been a common sight. Farm animals were kept in urban areas well into the 20th century and parks were a convenient place to house and feed them, particularly if saleyards were nearby. Owners had to get permission from the local council – but not all did, particularly in the early days of settlement when local government structures were still emerging.

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Reference: PhotoCD 4, IMG0032

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City parks and green spaces - Town belts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20554/sheep-grazing-in-hagley-park-1910 (accessed 25 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010