Charles E Wildbore (1862-1937) came to New Zealand from England in 1874. He was a bee keeper, dairy farmer and a well-known amateur photographer in the Pohangina Valley during the period 1890s-1920. He married Jane Emily Dallison in 1888 and they had 13 children. This photograph shows one of his children feeding the fowls in the yard near the farmhouse at Pohangina Township. Some of Mr Wildbore’s bee hives can be seen in the background and a large swarm of bees is also prominent in the tree in the foreground.