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Templeton Flax Mill Heritage Museum

Otaitai Bush | RD3, Riverton, Southland, Riverton 9883, New Zealand
+64 21 377 997
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Excellent open day

We visited in 2017 when they had an open day. It was a fascinating exhibition and being able to see... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Louieathens
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Best demo ever

We went to the open day, over 200 people there. I absolutely loved the demonstration because we got... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
MagpieMoth
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Apr 14, 2018
“Excellent open day”
Mar 28, 2017
“Best demo ever”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Otaitai Bush | RD3, Riverton, Southland, Riverton 9883, New Zealand
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+64 21 377 997
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We visited in 2017 when they had an open day. It was a fascinating exhibition and being able to see the workings of the flax mill was amazing. What made it even more special was that is was descendants of the original families who are...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We went to the open day, over 200 people there. I absolutely loved the demonstration because we got to see the whole process starting with a film showing the history and cutting of the harakeke and then in the shed they got the stripping machine...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

NZ’s only authentic flax mill plant operating on its original 1940s site. Showcases 1860s to 1970s flax processing technology in particular flax milling in Southland. Provides great insight into this once highly significant industry. Open to the public just to browse through and see the...More

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