Story: Furniture

Closing down

During the early 2000s cheap furniture imports from China meant many New Zealand factories were unable to profitably compete and shut up shop. This television news clip from 2005 examines the experience of the Abraham Furniture factory in Waimate.  

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William Cottrell, 'Furniture - 21st-century developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/37500/closing-down (accessed 4 July 2020)

Story by William Cottrell, published 5 Sep 2013