Topic: N Z Co-operative Dairy Company - Waiuku Branch

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Collingwood Road, Waiuku

NZCDC -Waiuku Factory  

 NZCDC - Waiuku Factory

Photographs: 2016

Built 1915 for the N Z Dairy Association

Foundation stone laid by the Prime Minister W. F. Massey, 9 March 1915

Architects: F. C. Daniell and T. S. Cray

Builder: J. T. Julian & Son Ltd

Presently (2016) occupied by Knight & Dickey, Carriers, Waiuku.

New Zealand Dairy Association is cast in concrete on each gable-end

Two large granite panels are set in the exterior wall of the main building. One lists the directors and administration staff in 1915 and the second records the foundation stone laying by PM William Massey in 1915. (A large truck was parked close alongside and neither plaque was able to be photographed well in 2016)

The plaque ceremony was also the occasion of the retirement of long-time director of the N Z Dairy Association, Wesley Spragg.

 See a report on the ceremony in Documents below.

Plaque 1

New Zealand Dairy Association Limited

Directors March 9th 1915

Wesley Spragg  Chairman

Thomas Chosey Blackett   William Claude Motion

Robert Job Maisey   Robert Hugh McKenzie

Alfred Martyn Barriball   John Thomas Young


                                             General Manager 

                                                 Herbert Edward Pacey


                                              Hugh Waitara Dent


Plaque 2

New Zealand Dairy Association Limited

Waiuku Factory

This stone was laid by the

Rt Hon W. F. Massey P. C.

Prime Minister of New Zealand

And Member of Pariament for this District

March 9th 1915

Daniell & Cray                                                                   J. T. Julian & Son

Architects                                                                                Builder

 [P. C. = Privy Councillor]

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