Kōrero: Shellfish

Canned oysters

Canned oysters

In 1975, cans of Foveaux Strait oysters were air-freighted to Wellington three times a day. The manager of Port Nicholson fisheries, Mr P. Focus, photographed here with some of the cans, stated that he couldn’t keep up with the demand for the succulent shellfish.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1975/1103/10

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:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Dredge oysters', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8030/canned-oysters (accessed 26 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006