Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Landing goods

Landing goods

With no natural harbour and no wharf, ships anchored off Timaru’s coast and sent goods ashore on surfboats, which were pulled up slipways into sheds and unloaded. The two-storey building is the Government Landing Service boatshed at the foot of Strathallan Street.

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South Canterbury Museum
Reference: 0836

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Timaru and its port', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11339/landing-goods (accessed 4 December 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017