Story: Whaling

Norwegian whaling station, Stewart Island

Norwegian whaling station, Stewart Island

In 1924 a group of Norwegian whalers established a winter station at Paterson Inlet on Stewart Island. They stayed over several seasons to repair their boats. The building on the left is the carpenter’s shop.

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Jock Phillips, 'Whaling - Modern whaling and whale watching', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 April 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006