This video shows former freezing workers learning to carve at Kohupātiki marae, near Hastings, after the Whakatū freezing works closed in 1986. Unemployment soared in the 1980s and 1990s. Māori were a large proportion of those made redundant, as they were often concentrated in significantly affected industries such as freezing works.
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