Kōrero: Dairying and dairy products

Freighting butter to England

Freighting butter to England

For periods during the first half of the 20th century Britain took all of New Zealand’s butter exports. They had to be carried by ship, so any reduction in freight rates for both butter and cheese, as mentioned in this 1905 newspaper clipping, were very welcome to both producers and consumers.

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Reference: Hawera and Normanby Star, 5 October, 1905, p.6

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Cooperatives and centralisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15691/freighting-butter-to-england (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008