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Canterbury craftspeople pitch in to help animals injured in Australian bushfires

16 January 2020

Koala in a tree

Craftspeople in Canterbury came together to make items for animals injured or displaced by the bushfires.

The Animal Rescue Craft Guild through their Facebook page provided patterns. They informed crafters about what to make and the materials to use.


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Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify social and/or environmental issues that may have influenced particular technological practices and/or the attributes of outcomes produced 2
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Image courtesy of David Clode from Unsplash.

Keywords: characteristics of technology, animal rescue products, materials, textiles

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