Story: Dairying and dairy products

Barging the milk

Barging the milk

Country roads were often rough, and bridges were few. For some farmers in more remote areas, river barges were essential for travelling and transporting produce.

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Cooperatives and centralisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15692/barging-the-milk (accessed 8 August 2020)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008