These farmers are at a dairy factory at Eketāhuna in 1906. At the time, farmers took their milk to local factories, and the daily delivery was a social occasion. Improvements in transport and roads in the 1930s enabled collection at the farm gate by tankers. In the 2000s only the Pahīatua factory remained open.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, W. Golden Collection
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