Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Totara Estate - Home of NZ Frozen Meat Industry

Eight kilometres south of Oamaru is the birthplace of the NZ frozen meat industry. Totara Estate is owned by the NZ Historic Places Trust and is open daily in the summer and five days a week in the winter for visitors.

Here are some web sites to visit to learn more about this famous place and the men and women who made it a reality.





The Ship Dunedin that was fitted out with freezer equipment to take the first load of frozen meat from Dunedin to England.

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