Story: Marlborough region

Salt production at Lake Grassmere

Salt has been produced at Lake Grassmere/Kāpara Te Hau since 1952, and in 2011 provided about half of New Zealand’s salt requirements. This video shows how the salt is extracted from salt water.

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Reference: Taste New Zealand [videorecording]. Auckland: Television New Zealand, 1993.

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Extractive industries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/31773/salt-production-at-lake-grassmere (accessed 19 September 2018)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 16 Nov 2016