Story: Wattie, James

James Wattie (right) with staff in one of his factories, 1972

James Wattie (right) with staff in one of his factories, 1972

In 1972 Sir James Wattie was photographed on the spaghetti production line of his Hastings factory with three long-serving employees: from left, Sid Fox (35 years), John Cole (30 years) and Jack Dooley (23 years).

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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How to cite this page:

Mary Boyd. 'Wattie, James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4w9/wattie-james (accessed 5 July 2022)