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Apples: Rochdale cider factory (2nd of 3)

Apples: Rochdale cider factory

Workers pack bottles of cider into boxes at the Rochdale company’s Stoke brewery, probably in the 1950s. It is not surprising that cider brewing arose in Nelson – the region has been a commercial apple-growing centre since the 1890s.

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson places - Nelson surrounds and suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29356/apples-rochdale-cider-factory (accessed 28 November 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 22 Apr 2015