Kōrero: Pigs and the pork industry

Captain Cooker

Captain Cooker

Introduced to New Zealand by Captain James Cook, Captain Cooker pigs were derived from English breeds, and have subsequently formed most of the country’s wild pig population.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Early farming and feral breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15426/captain-cooker (accessed 26 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008