Story: Seifert, Alfred

Family portrait

Family portrait

By 1918, when this studio photograph of Alfred and Esther was taken with their teenage children, Herbert and Eileen, Alfred was an acknowledged leader in the flax industry. He was prominent in the New Zealand Flaxmillers‘ Association and its spokesperson in government circles.

Using this item

Private collection, Jane Pollard
Reference: Jane Pollard, A mingled yarn: the Seifert family and flaxmilling in New Zealand. Bowral: J. Pollard, 2004, p. 53

How to cite this page:

Judy Malone. 'Seifert, Alfred', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996, updated November, 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2022)