Story: Market gardens and production nurseries

Cabbages for the war

Watch women processing cabbages in the 1940s in a Pukekohe plant. The cabbages were sent to Allied forces fighting the Japanese in the Pacific during the Second World War.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 181. National Film Unit, 1945

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - History of market gardening', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/20003/cabbages-for-the-war (accessed 13 December 2018)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008