Story: Regional economies

Tasman pulp and paper mill in Kawerau, Bay of Plenty (1st of 3)

Tasman pulp and paper mill in Kawerau, Bay of Plenty

The Tasman pulp and paper mill started production in the mid-1950s, as did the New Zealand Forest Products mill at Kinleith. They added a new facet to the regional economies of the Bay of Plenty and the Volcanic Plateau. Both were among New Zealand’s largest industrial enterprises.

Using this item

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Regional economies - Regional economies, 1920 to 1960', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25227/tasman-pulp-and-paper-mill-in-kawerau-bay-of-plenty (accessed 30 July 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010