Story: Agricultural processing industries

New Zealand Co-operative Dairy Company dried milk plant, Waitoa, 1924

In 1919 the New Zealand Dairy Association and the Waikato Co-operative Dairy Company merged to form the New Zealand Co-operative Dairy Company, the largest such cooperative in the country. This is the company's dried milk plant at Waitoa, near Morrinsville, in 1924. Scroll through to see the plant in its entirety. 

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Dairy factories in the 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/25159/new-zealand-co-operative-dairy-company-dried-milk-plant-waitoa-1924 (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010