10 May 2024

Pet food factory pumping life into Taumarunui's economy

From Checkpoint, 4:48 pm on 10 May 2024

For decades manufacturers have been deserting smalls towns, sucking out the lifeblood as they depart. But Taumarunui is bucking this trend thanks to a pet food factory that's started full-time production this year. Checkpoint reporter Jimmy Ellingham takes a look around.