Kōrero: South Pacific economic relations

Picking oranges in the Cook Islands, 1951

Oranges from  the Cook Islands were a significant export to New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s. This 1951 newsreel shows the low-tech methods used in the industry. Raro was a well-known brand of orange juice in New Zealand at that time. It took its name from Rarotonga, the island in the Cooks group that produced most of the orange crop.

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Reference: Moana Roa. National Film Unit, 1951

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoff Bertram, 'South Pacific economic relations - The balance of trade', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/24249/picking-oranges-in-the-cook-islands-1951 (accessed 19 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Geoff Bertram, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010