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Paetawa Flax Mill - te reo

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Location: 267 SH1 ki te Raki o Waikanae

He mea mira e Archibald Brown (1859-1941) he harakeke i roto i ēnei whare mai i 1905 ki 1930.  Nā te heke haere o te utu me te mate rau-kōwhai i katia ai te mira.

Nā  te wharau nui i muri rā i whakamarumaru te ‘kaiwhāngai’ (i whakamahia ki te hākuku i te para o te harakeke), te ‘patu muka’ (i whakamahia ki te whakamāeneene i te harakeke i horoia, i whakawhakamaroketia, i whakakōmātia) me tētahi mīhini hei whakahaere i ngā hangarau nei.

Ko te tēpara ki te taha matau o te kēti te whakamarumaru mō ngā hoiho tō nāna i tō ngā kāta o te harakeke mata mai i te repo, i mau atu rānei i ngā pēre whītau ki te teihana rerewei o Waikanae.

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