Story: Seifert, Alfred

Alfred outside Miranui

Alfred outside Miranui

This photograph of Miranui (the big mill) at Shannon shows Alfred Seifert (centre), near racks of drying flax fibre. Miranui operated day and night and employed 200 men. Seifert was the driving force behind the enterprise, designing the mill and taking a close interest in it.

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. 82

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)