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This brick butter factory replaced the old wooden factory which was constructed during the 1890s. The Rongotea Co-operative Dairy Co. Ltd was established in 1895 and was amalgamated in 1960 with the Awahuri Co-operative Dairy Co. Ltd, to form the Manawatu Co-operative Dairy Co. Ltd. Ronald Matheson is in the foreground wearing a bowler had and a waist coat.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2010N_D32_3356
Title
Construction of new Rongotea Co-operative Dairy factory
Relation
Public Photograph Collection D 32
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Palmerston North
Date
1911

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

Taxonomy

Community Tags
construction,
labour,
ladder,
rongotea,
timber,
work,

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