Kōrero: Economic history

Bluff freezing works

Bluff freezing works

Refrigerated shipping encouraged meat companies to build freezing works close to ports, such as this one at Bluff seen around 1910. At that time it was easier to move livestock to the ports than to transport refrigerated produce from rural centres to ports.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
Reference: 1/1-016428; G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brian Easton, 'Economic history - Refrigeration, dairying and the Liberal boom', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24339/bluff-freezing-works (accessed 5 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Brian Easton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010