Kōrero: Seifert, Alfred

Later life

Later life

This portrait of Alfred Seifert dates from around 1940. By that time Miranui had been sold and the flax industry was in decline, owing partly to yellow leaf disease. However, Seifert remained active in public life in the Manawatu and was involved in local body politics.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection, Jane Pollard
Reference: Jane Pollard, A mingled yarn: the Seifert family and flaxmilling in New Zealand. Bowral: J. Pollard, 2004, p. 134

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Judy Malone. 'Seifert, Alfred', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996, updated o Noema, 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3s10/seifert-alfred (accessed 15 July 2024)