Story: Waikato places

Lichfield heritage

Lichfield heritage

This small building made of rhyolite stone is one of the few relics of the 1880s, when Lichfield was a coach stop on the way to Rotorua. In the 2000s Lichfield was the centre of a farming district, and its Fonterra cheese factory was the largest in the southern hemisphere.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Putaruru and Tīrau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015