Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Pea processing at Wattie's, 1959

Wattie’s soon became a major employer and a key source of income for horticultural farmers in Hawke’s Bay. Labour shortages forced the mechanisation of the company’s production line. This worked to its advantage, as produce like peas could be canned within a few hours of being harvested.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 87. National Film Unit, 1959

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Horticulture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/23912/pea-processing-at-watties-1959 (accessed 31 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015