The changing face of West Auckland’s vineyard country
February 28 2016
When Auckland’s North Western Motorway began creeping out towards Henderson in the mid-1950s, winemaker Tony Soljan’s father climbed a radio mast overlooking the motorway to take some photos.
“There’s not even a car on Lincoln Rd,” recalls Soljan of the shots from the mast.
“Massey was just all farms, Te Atatu was farms… so the changes are ginormous.”
Of the 50-odd wineries that once studded West Auckland emanating out from Lincoln Rd, only a couple remain….. Link Here for full story