This poster from the 1940s illustrates New Zealand’s connection with the British Empire, and the role agriculture played in the war effort. It depicts dairy cattle and a dairy factory, with Mt Taranaki (Egmont) in the background. From the outset of the refrigerated shipping trade, New Zealand was often referred to as ‘Britain’s farm’.
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Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.