The last buoyant years of the flax industry were in the 1920s, but industrial use of the fibre continued on a small scale for another 50 years. This man is carrying a bundle of flax in 1973, on the last day of harvesting for such purposes.
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Kete Horowhenua, Foxton Historical Society
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