Story: Agricultural processing industries

Carpet manufacture

In the 20th century carpet manufacture became one of the major items produced by woollen mills. By 1968, for example, New Zealand mills produced 10,000 tonnes in total. This 1964 film, Wall to wall, shows the highly mechanised process for making carpet.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 158. National Film Unit, 1964

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Woollen mills in the 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010