Kōrero: West Coast region

Harvesting sphagnum moss (1 o 2)

Harvesting sphagnum moss

The collection and processing of sphagnum moss from swampy areas has become a major industry in Westland. It is exported and used in floristry. These workers are packing the moss into bales.

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West Coast Historical Museum
Reference: #DOC 1084

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Soils and agriculture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21144/harvesting-sphagnum-moss (accessed 24 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016