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No. 20 (November 1957)
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Men and Machinery Pave the way
for Sheepfarms at Remote Tiroa

Tiroa was an obscure, rather unfamiliar name on a map nine months ago. At the beginning of January the whole of the 50,000 acres in this block, situated midway between Te Kuiti and Taupo, was clothed in light bush and heavy scrub. Today, Tiroa is in the news. 700 acres of rolling hill country is sprouting new grass. By next Spring it will be stocked and 6000 acres will be fenced ready for the contractor's heavy machinery to take the first bite at the next big area of scrub and bush.