2 Million Sheep Card 1970

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 2 million sheep and lambs in one season for the first time in the history of the works.

Whakatu, 11th June, 1970.

Chairman of Directors:
T. S. ELLINGHAM

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

General Manager:
D. R. LITTLE

Secretary:
I. D. CAMERON

Works Manager:
C. J. CUSHING

Assistant Works Managers:
E. B. JENKINSON
R. A. WHARTON

LANDMARKS

SHEEP & LAMBS

1914-15 (Opening Season)
123,900

1927-28
500,000

1939-40
750,000

1958-59
1,000,000

1966-67
1,500,000

RECORD DAY
25th NOVEMBER 1969
19,513

RECORD WEEK
22nd NOVEMBER 1969
102,811

11th JUNE 1970
2,000,000

BEEF

1914-15 (Opening Season)
3190

1932-33
11,038

1955-56
25,345

1967-68
44,305

1968-69
51,450

RECORD DAY
7th JULY 1969
633

RECORD WEEK
30th MAY 1970
3084

11th JUNE 1970
62,000

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Two-fold card

Date published

11 June 1970

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Accession number

887/1217/36615

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