Everyone depended on coastal shipping in colonial days, so the local papers reported arrivals and departures fully. Readers of the Taranaki Herald of 20 April 1870 could discover from the ‘shipping intelligence’ who had shipped porkers to Onehunga.
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Reference: Taranaki Herald, 20 April 1870, p. 2
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