Story: Kai Pākehā – introduced foods

Kaukore flour mill, 1861

Kaukore flour mill, 1861

The water-powered Kaukore flour mill at Pipiriki on the Whanganui River is fed by the Kaukore Stream. Kaukore literally means ‘no swimming’. A prohibition may have been put on swimming in the stream, as it supplied water to the mill to process food.

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Hazel Petrie, 'Kai Pākehā – introduced foods - Wheat', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/19205/kaukore-flour-mill-1861 (accessed 27 January 2020)

Story by Hazel Petrie, published 24 Nov 2008