In this MOTAT video, let’s look at some innovative farming technology from the past, shot by photojournalist and editor of the New Zealand Farmer Ron Vine. With everything from cute kids and lambs, to aerial agriculture and sheep shearing, Vines’ images captured the varied technologies which helped boost farming in Aotearoa in the mid-20th century.
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Story by Freya Elmer, Librarian, Walsh Memorial Library, and Cliff Hahn, Content Producer, MOTAT
Photos: Ron Vine Collection, Walsh Memorial Library, MOTAT
Elmer, Freya. 2021. Farm Tech. New Zealand: The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT). First published: 26 December 2021. URL www.motat.nz/collections-and-stories/stories/video-farm-tech