Story: South Canterbury places

Pareora freezing works

Pareora freezing works

Opened in 1904, the Pareora Freezing Works is one of two meat-processing plants in the region – Smithfield at Washdyke is the other. The red hue in the sea is effluent from the works.

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury places - Timaru', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by John Wilson, updated 17 Aug 2015