Skilled axemen who worked felling the King Country's forests also demonstrated their skills in public competitions. Watch this clip from a 1947 axemen's carnival held in the region to see King Country brothers Tori and Wally Jones come first and second respectively.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 300. National Film Unit, 1947
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