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Mataura freezing works and falls

Mataura freezing works and falls

The Mataura freezing works opened in 1893 and drew on the Mataura River for a water supply. The falls used to be much larger, but were blasted in the course of providing water for the works and other factories.

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Eastern Southland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015