Tag: Rural Life

“Made of clay and full of history” RNZ National Rural Life Podcast

"Made of clay and full of history"

Restoring two cob cottages in South Canterbury has become a labour of love for a retired Christchurch couple with lots of energy and a passion for the area.

Early settlers in at Burkes Pass made the cob walls of the cottages from clay, animal manure and chopped snow tussock. ...