Rural dating nz
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Totara Estate Film shows in Granary, 10am and 12pm Open Day 10am – 1.30pm State Highway 1 (8km south of Oamaru) Telford Farm woolshed 2pm and 7pm498 Owaka Highway, Waitepeka Five Rivers Woolshed 7.30pm431 Selbie Road, Five Rivers Kawarau Station Woolshed 8pm 847 Bannockburn Road, Bannockburn Woolsheds are traditionally are used to shear sheep, but they sometimes double as a social venue for rural communities.
These include a film made in 1932 of Matukituki Valley Station run by station owner J. Another was made at “Oliverburn” Puketoi and illustrates the cunning techniques used in 1940s to control rabbits.
The (new) Austin Champ farm vehicle is demonstrated at Waitiri Station in the Kawarau George by the Cook brothers.
Other films showcase inventions for the farm and home.
Among these are the new 1953 master comb, the first electric tractor and the Wenham’s Outlaw pushmower (which could cut through 4” bolts without problem).
Confidence in the New Zealand agricultural sector has lifted dramatically over the past quarter and is now at the highest level recorded in the history of Rabobank’s Rural Confidence Survey dating back to early 2003.
The second quarterly survey for the year – completed earlier this month – has shown net farmer confidence has risen to 54 per cent, up from 27 per cent recorded in the March 2017 survey.“Confidence in the agricultural economy amongst dairy farmers and horticulturalist was strong last quarter, and we’ve seen it climb even higher in this survey.However, the most notable jump in confidence was recorded amongst sheep and beef farmers, with sentiment amongst this group lifting from a net reading of nine per cent last quarter to 53 per cent in this survey,” she said.Watch this film from 1955, by Mr Diack, in which a woolshed is the scene of a birthday party.Mr Diack made other films of Wyndham, in Southland, and is likely the woolshed is situated there too.The films and the venues they are shown in are a vivid reminder of how the woolshed has been at the centre of shaping New Zealand’s unique way of life and character.