Kōrero: Fertiliser industry

The battle of Ravensdown

The battle of Ravensdown

Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative was formed after a series of takeovers during 1977–78. This involved the amalgamation of five fertiliser works, formerly owned by Kempthorne, Prosser & Company and the Dominion Fertiliser Company. The cartoon depicts the aftermath of the battle.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Bryan James, The gumboot takeover: the story of the Ravensdown Co-operative. Dunedin: Ravensdown Corporation, 1992
Cartoon by Sid Scales

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Ants Roberts, 'Fertiliser industry - The role of fertiliser companies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/15849/the-battle-of-ravensdown (accessed 19 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Ants Roberts, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008