Established in 1904, the Makahu Co-operative dairy Company produced butter until 1915 when it converted to cheese production. It went into voluntary liquidation in the early 30s and suppliers transfered to the Stratford Farmers Co-op Dairy Co.
The collection comprises two minute books for May 1912 - July 1928 and for September 1928 - April 1933, as well as a share register for 1903-1924.
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Archive Contents

  Part 1

A. Share register and ledger 1903-1932. Includes lists of members.

  Part 2

B. Minute book May 1912-July 1928.

  Part 3

C. Minute book September 1928-April 1933.

  Folder 4

(D) Hypothecation [security or collateral] of shares, William Bellamy to William Alfred Hewitt, 13 Oct.1931.

(E) Balance sheet of the Makahu Dairy Company, 31 July 1932.

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Trying to find out of a Joseph Speight was a supplier to the Makahu Dairy Co he lived on Brewer Road 1914-1918

- Margaret Johnston

Posted on 02-06-2019 02:30:53

Do you have a photo of the Makahu Co-operative Factory? A relative lived at Makahu from 1914 to 1919 do you have records of suppliers hid name was Joseph Speight Brewer Road. (For family history and family tree.)

- Margaret Johnston

Posted on 08-06-2019 02:11:48