Story: Beef farming

South Westland cattle drive, 1951

The Nolan brothers had the Cascade cattle run south of Jacksons Bay in South Westland. This 1951 video shows them sorting out sale cattle, which were then driven to the saleyards at Whataroa, 270 kilometres north.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Cattle trail. National Film Unit, 1951.

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Beef finishing and dairy beef', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/17356/south-westland-cattle-drive-1951 (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008