Kōrero: Arable farming

Ploughing with a team of horses

This farmer is using a six-horse team and a three-furrow plough in the Kaiapoi district of Canterbury in the early 1950s. By this time tractors had replaced horse teams throughout the country, but this farmer considered that the old method grew a higher yield of crops.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 14. National Film Unit, 1953

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Sue Zydenbos, 'Arable farming - Ploughing and harvesting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/17567/ploughing-with-a-team-of-horses (accessed 11 April 2021)

He kōrero nā Sue Zydenbos, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008