Story: Dairying and dairy products

Tūākau creamery

Tūākau creamery

These farmers are waiting at the Tūākau creamery in the early 20th century. Although it could be monotonous, the time spent at the skimming station gave farmers the opportunity to discuss farming ideas and methods, politics, and, no doubt, the weather.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Price Collection
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Photograph by William Archer Price

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Cooperatives and centralisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15690/tuakau-creamery (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008