Kōrero: Whaling

Whale steak (2 o 2)

Whale steak

By 1952, when this whale was being processed at the Perano factory, whale meat was no longer consumed in New Zealand. So this huge whale steak went down the slipway into the sea.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Zoology-Whales-02

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Whaling - Modern whaling and whale watching', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6292/whale-steak (accessed 20 June 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006