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Penciled on back: “46. Horowhenua Co. Weraroa. Weraroa Boys Training Farm. 1912. Thrashing hay at Weraroa Boys Training Farm, Levin 1912. Photographer : William Williams.”

Typed on pieces of paper (X2): “Threshing hay at Weraroa boy’s Training Farm, 1912.Photographer William Williams. An 65868 1/2 P.C. Williams Coll. Alexander Turnbull Library N.Z.”

A group of men and boys threshing hay at the Weraroa Boy’s Training Farm, 1912. A traction engine is being used to thresh the hay probably for grass seed. To the left of the photograph are a number of bags of seed. The man at the centre of the photograph with a cap and moustache may be Superintendent Major Burlison.

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Threshing hay at Weraroa Boy's Training Farm, 1912.

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