Story: Marlborough places

Rai Valley

Rai Valley

Rai Valley developed a dairy industry at the beginning of the 20th century, and a dairy factory opened in 1909. The factory closed in 1980, but in the 2000s catlle were still a part of Rai Valley’s economy and landscape.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Pelorus valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015