Kōrero: Wairarapa region

Industrial decay

Industrial decay

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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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Diversifying the economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12096/industrial-decay (accessed 10 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017