Kōrero: Waikato region

Kinleith pulp and paper mill

Kinleith pulp and paper mill

The huge pulp and paper mill at Kinleith, near Tokoroa, was built by New Zealand Forest Products in the early 1950s to process wood from south Waikato exotic forests. The mill expanded considerably in the 1960s and 1970s, when the workforce was at its peak.

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Environment Waikato
Photograph by Johnathan Barran

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Energy and forestry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27149/kinleith-pulp-and-paper-mill (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015