Story: Whaling

Whale steak (2nd of 2)

Whale steak

By 1952, when this whale was being processed at the Perano factory, whale meat was no longer consumed in New Zealand. So this huge whale steak went down the slipway into the sea.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Zoology-Whales-02

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Whaling - Modern whaling and whale watching', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006