The felling of the native forest of Taranaki required skilled axemen. At Taumata Park in Eltham in 1915, local axemen, including Taranaki champion Ned Shewry at block 2, compete in a chopping competition.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
This item must not be copied or reproduced in any print or electronic media without the prior permission of Puke Ariki Museum and Library. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.