Story: Nelson places

Apples: Rochdale cider factory (2nd of 3)

Apples: Rochdale cider factory

Workers pack bottles of cider into boxes at the Rochdale company’s Stoke brewery, probably in the 1950s. It is not surprising that cider brewing arose in Nelson – the region has been a commercial apple-growing centre since the 1890s.

Using this item

McCashin's Brewery

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Nelson places - Nelson surrounds and suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 22 Apr 2015