Story: Regional economies

Whaling stations (1st of 2)

Whaling drew Europeans and Americans to particular regions of New Zealand. Whaling was commonest in the waters off the eastern coasts, from around Cape Runaway to the bottom of the South Island, and in Cook Strait and Foveaux Strait.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Regional economies - Early regional economies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 August 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010