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The Dittmer brothers sawing timber into planks for house building at the end of Scotts Road, Kahuterawa, also known as Hill Top Road and Motu Rimu. Henry Dittmer farmed cattle and sheep c1904-1920 with his four sons, Herman, John, Henry and William. When the land was bought in 1904 it had to be cleared and a sawmill was established to process the timber.

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2011P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_005600
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Dittmer brothers sawing timber, Kahuterawa
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IMCA Digital Archive 2011
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IMCA Digital Archive

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Manawatu
Date
circa 1915

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Palmerston North City Library

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