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2:06:22 Kinleith was opened by the Prime Minister Sir Sidney George Holland in1954. Today, products produced are pulp, paper, sawn timber, wall boards, multi-wallpaper bags, fibre containers and wooden cases. There are few other industries that provide raw materials naturally and with guaranteed supply. 12000 tons of logs per week are taken from Kinleith.
The manufacture of products at the following mills :
KINLEITH: Kraft Pulp and Papermills; Bandsaw and Gangsaw; Timber Mills; Casemill - Kiln Drying Plant; Veneer Factory; Celecure Timber Preservation Plant.
Covering 150 acres the new Kinleith was named after the hometown of Sir David Henry,
Chairman and Managing Director of NZ Forest Products.
Tokoroa the town that grew with the growth of Kinleith mill is a thriving community.
PENROSE (Auckland) Head Office; Pinex Wall Board Plant; Multiwall Paper Bag Division; Case Factory.
TAMAKI (Auckland) Fibre container Plant.
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Year 1955

Reference number F25746

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:29:36

Production company Robert Steele Productions

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Credits Scenario: John Cundry
Scenario: Robert P. Clough
Photography: Robert Steele
Narration: Peter Gwynne
Director: Robert Steele

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