Kōrero: Dairying and dairy products

The milk run

The milk run

Delivering milk to skimming stations and returning with skimmed milk was not always easy on long, unpaved country roads. These Northland farmers are making the daily milk run about 1910.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
Reference: 1/1-006307; G
Photograph by Northwood Brothers

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Expansion of dairying', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15689/the-milk-run (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008