Story: Te Whānau-ā-Apanui

Te Kaha Co-operative Dairy Factory, 1952

Te Kaha Co-operative Dairy Factory, 1952

After whaling, the second major economic activity in the early 20th century was agriculture. Dairying became well established, and a dairy factory at Te Kaha was opened in 1925.

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Roka Paora, 'Te Whānau-ā-Apanui - Post-European economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Roka Paora, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 10 Feb 2015