Story: Engineering

All-weather meat loaders

Bluff’s all-weather meat loaders were introduced in the 1960s to help ease port congestion. Although they speeded up loading, the meat loaders became redundant when containers were introduced.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 138. National Film Unit, 1963

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Matthew Wright, 'Engineering - Engineering after 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/21614/all-weather-meat-loaders (accessed 26 May 2020)

Story by Matthew Wright, published 11 Mar 2010