For much of the 20th century the Waingawa meatworks, just south of Masterton, was Wairarapa’s largest employer. The works closed in 1989 when killing was centralised at new plants in southern Hawke’s Bay. By 2006, the buildings were derelict.
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Photograph by Ben Schrader
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