Kōrero: Regional economies

Tekau knitwear

Tekau knitwear

Most towns were primarily service centres for farming districts. Clothing factories set up in some, despite the limited local market, because they had a supply of female labour ready to work for relatively low wages. Tekau knitwear was produced at plants in Ashburton and Tīmaru.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-COSTUME-1950-01

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Regional economies - Regional economies, 1920 to 1960', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/25226/tekau-knitwear (accessed 2 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010