Growing interest in weaving after the Second World War led to a revival of craft spinning. Hungarian immigrant Istvan Nagy began making spinning wheels in Wellington in the late 1960s. He made two styles of kauri spinning wheel: saxony and upright (pictured). Nagy sold his wheels locally and also exported to the United States.
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