Story: Southland places

Edendale dairy factory, 1895 (1st of 2)

Edendale dairy factory, 1895

The Edendale dairy factory was the first in the country. It had been operating for 13 years at the time of this photograph. The factory cost £1,200, but the company recouped £500 when it won a government bonus offered for the first export of New Zealand cheese.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
Reference: 1/4 -MNZ-607; F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

David Grant, 'Southland places - Eastern Southland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20179/edendale-dairy-factory-1895 (accessed 26 May 2020)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015