This 1890s packaging label from the Mataura Falls Paper Mill Company shows the mill in the foreground, backed by the Mataura River and the freezing works. It was a profitable period of the company’s existence; the label features the new buildings and weir (to the right of the river) constructed between 1892 and 1894.
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Reference: John. H. Angus, Papermaking pioneers: a history of New Zealand Paper Mills Limited and its predecessors. Mataura: New Zealand Paper Mills, 1976
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