Topic: Ngaere (Ngaire) Co-operative Dairy Factory

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Ngaere Co-op Dairy Factory

Ngaere Co-op Dairy Factory - 1914

(Officially registered as the Ngaire Co-operative Dairy Company - also known as the Trumph Dairy Company after its butter brand name)

Architect: Arthur D Blick, Stratford

Contractor: Boon Bros, New Plymouth

Tenders called by Blick in August 1914 (SEP 18 Aug 1913)

Opened August 1914 (see Stratford Evening Post article  (4 Aug 1914) in Documents below)

(Architect, Arthur David Blick, established in Stratford in 1911 and designed several commercial buildings and residences as well as Ngaere and Waitoetoe (Urenui) dairy factories. He appears to have moved to Ohakune in 1918 but returned to briefly practise in Stratford in the early 1930s. He died in 1946, aged 78, and is buried in Kopuatama Cemetery)

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