Story: Stock and station agencies

Drafting lambs

Newton Brown started his career as a stock agent in 1946. This video shows him drafting lambs for the freezing works with one of his long-term clients. Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients is an important part of a stock agent’s job.

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Hugh Stringleman, 'Stock and station agencies - Role in the community', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Hugh Stringleman, published 24 Nov 2008