Story: Dutch

A replica windmill

A replica windmill

De Molen, a replica Dutch windmill, was built at Foxton at the suggestion of tulip grower Dirk van Til, and opened in 2003. It is intended to be both a tourist attraction and a memorial to the Dutch immigrants who have arrived in New Zealand since the Second World War.

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Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - Settling in', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 September 2020)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 12 May 2016