Story: West Coast region

Milk tanker

Milk tanker

Tankers from Westland Milk Products regularly collect milk from farm holding tanks all over the West Coast, and transport it to the processing factory in Hokitika. There it is converted into milk powder and a range of specialist milk products.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Soils and agriculture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 February 2024)

Story by Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016