An advertisement for the auction of Makerua Estate Company's land between Shannon, Tokomaru and Linton.
A book providing a history of the Longburn Combined Church in celebration of the 100 anniversary of the church. Included in the history are church activities and clubs, lists of Ministers, organists, baptisims and Sunday School teachers, and reminiscenecs from members of the congregation.
This booklet outlines industrial disputes at the Longburn freezing works during the 1970s, specifically: disputes over operating temperatures at extremes of both heat and cold; disagreements between workers and management over the roles of foremen and leading hands; pay disputes; and general working conditions and workloads.
The Manawatū Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd was established in 1960 following the merger of the Awahuri and Rongotea Co-Operative Dairy Companies. To cope with the enlarged intake of milk and cream a continuous butter making system was planned and a new butter factory was opened in 1968. At the time, it was the third largest dairy co-operative in New Zealand, having an ultimate capacity of 20,000 tons of butter a year, a whole milk capacity of 3000, 000 gallons of milk daily and production value of $11,000,000 annually. This booklet lists the Board of Directors, provides and history of the company, details the new continuous butter making system, and gives an overview of the facility.