Kōrero: East Coast region

Farming: bush burning (1 o 3)

Farming: bush burning

From the 1880s through to the 1930s large tracts of native forest in Poverty Bay and on the coast were felled or otherwise destroyed to make way for pasture. This bush burn at Puketora station inland from Waipiro Bay took place sometime between 1900 and 1920.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, R. P. Hargreaves Collection
Reference: 1/1-023274; G
Photograph by Frederick Ashby Hargreaves

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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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Pākehā settlement, 1870 to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33387/farming-bush-burning (accessed 28 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015