Kōrero: King Country region

Axemen's carnival, 1947

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Tourism, recreation and sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/34919/axemens-carnival-1947 (accessed 22 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015