Kōrero: Clothing and footwear manufacturing

McKinlay’s of Dunedin (1 o 2)

McKinlay’s of Dunedin

McKinlay’s was the largest footwear manufacturer making all of its product in New Zealand in the 2000s. The company was started by Robert McKinlay in 1879. Here, Graeme McKinlay holds up a pair of size 23 shoes made for, and donated to, Fijian missionary Kali Selei. Graeme McKinlay says that being able to make one-offs is a company strength. The firm has also filled special orders for films, including King Kong and River queen.

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Otago Daily Times
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery

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Jane Tolerton, 'Clothing and footwear manufacturing - Footwear', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23996/mckinlays-of-dunedin (accessed 25 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Jane Tolerton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010