Story: Dairying and dairy products

Sharemilkers

Ranald Gordon, General Manager, PKW (Paraninihi ki Waitōtara) Farms, a Māori incorporation in Taranaki, explains the conditions of a 50:50 share-milking agreement between a farm owner and a ‘share milker’ farm worker. These arrangements are unique to the dairy industry in New Zealand and have allowed many young people to earn enough money to go on and buy their own farms.

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Dairying in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/15725/sharemilkers (accessed 13 December 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008