1.5 Million Sheep Card 1967

The Directors of the

HAWKE’S BAY FARMERS’ MEAT CO. LIMITED

express once again their appreciation of the co-operation of all employees in processing for export a new record of 1½ million sheep and lambs in one season for the first time in the history of the works.

Whakatu,
14th June, 1967.

Chairman of Directors:

T. S. ELLINGHAM

Board Members:
I. A. BARNETT, M. E. GROOME, L. E. HARDY, S. T. BELCHER, J. H. COLEMAN, J. A. H. INGLIS, S. V. KNIGHT.
H. W. SMITH (Deputy-Chairman)

Manager:
D. R. LITTLE

Secretary:
E. RENOUF

Works Manager:
C. J. CUSHING

Assitant Works Manager:
E. B. JENKINSON

LANDMARKS

OPENING SEASON, 1914-15:
123,900 Sheep and Lambs.

1927-28:
500,000 Sheep and Lambs.

1939-40:
750,000 Sheep and Lambs.

14th DECEMBER, 1966:
Record Day – 17,618 Sheep and Lambs

18th DECEMBER, 1966:
Record Week-  94,032 Sheep and Lambs.

16th JUNE, 1959:
1,000,000 Sheep and Lambs.

14th JUNE, 1967:
1,500,000 Sheep and Lambs.

Original digital file

JenkinsonEB887_OneHalfMillion_Card.pdf

People

  • T S Ellingham
  • I A Barnett
  • L E Hardy
  • S T Belcher
  • J H Coleman
  • J A H Inglis
  • S V Knight
  • H W Smith
  • D R Little
  • E Renouf
  • C J Cushing
  • E B Jenkinson

Business

The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Meat Company Ltd, Whakatu Works

Date published

14 June 1967

Format of the original

Card

Accession number

887/1217/36600

Do you know something about this record?

Please note we cannot verify the accuracy of any information posted by the community.

Supporters and sponsors

We sincerely thank the following businesses and organisations for their support.