farming

Farmland

Farmland, with windmill on left

Matapiro 2002

Photos taken for real estate purposes

Potato Field, Park Rd South 1964

Photo Caption – “Potato Field Park Rd Sth”

Pumpkin Field in Wall Road 1960

Photocaption – “Field of pumpkins Wall Rd,”

Sheep at Onga Onga

Photo Caption “Sheep in Onga Onga”

Taurapa Station

Lone cabbage tree in foreground of Taurapa station
Homestead with two storeyed extension; farm buildings to the left of homestead

Waiwhare Station Woolshed

Waiwhare Station woolshed, built in 1907, now part of “Wrekin” (owned by the Ward family from 1948 onwards)

Water-wheel

Water-wheel at Willowford, Waiwhare – part of original wool scouring plant built by David Paton Balfour in the 1870s, then known as Barricade Ford

Willowford Wool Scouring Plant

Wool scouring plant built by David Paton Balfour at Willowford, Waiwhare

Willowford Wool Scouring Plant

Wool scouring plant built by David Paton Balfour at Willowford, Waiwhare

Young Farmers' Conference 1939

Attendees at Young Farmers’ Club conference, 1939