Tōtara Estate, a major North Otago station, raised the sheep whose carcasses provided the first shipment of refrigerated meat out of New Zealand. A painting by Colin Wheeler was used for the cover of a book on the history of the estate.
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Reference: Martine E. Cuff, Totara Estate: centenary of the frozen meat industry. Wellington: New Zealand Historic Places Trust, 1982.
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