Story: Southland region

Freezing workers

Freezing workers

Meat freezing was big business in Southland from the 1880s. These workers were photographed in the slaughterhouse of the Ocean Beach freezing works at Bluff in 1933.

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Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Reference: 2001

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Growth on the plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20119/freezing-workers (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015