Otautau Linen Flax Mill

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The interpretation panels erected by the Alex McKenzie Memorial Arboretum Charitable Trust to inform visitors to this site which was first, part of a sheep farm that was compulsorily acquired by The Crown (NZ Government) under wartime regulations for the site of a linen flax processing plant associated with local linen flax growing initiatives (that were encouraged and to some extent subsidised but not undertaken in any compulsory way) as a result of the UK seeking Commonwealth assistance to grow and produce linen flax.

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  • Uploaded on March 29, 2013
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Bruce Comfort
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix Z90
    • Taken on 2013/03/27 10:28:20
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/75)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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