Near the horse ploughing was the vintage ploughing. Here’s a selection of shots from the vintage ploughing plus a couple of modern tractors that were in the static display.
National Ploughing Championships 2018 at Thornbury, Southland, New Zealand. Photos taken Saturday 14 April 2018.
John Deere tractor from the static display
The tractor ploughmen were constantly on and off their tractors, measuring their furrows and tinkering with their ploughs. I hung around the vintage ploughing, finding it more interesting than the modern tractors. Four photos from Site 31 …
Site 32 ploughman driving past with his plough
At Site 37 two men worked together on their ploughing. The man at the back followed the plough for the full length of each furrow.
New Holland tractor from the static display
Text by Liz, Photos by Liz and Nigel; Exploring Colour (2018)
Nigel took 2nd, 3rd and last photos. All other photos taken by Liz