One Million Sheep Card 1959

The Directors of the

HAWKES BAY FARMERS’ MEAT CO. LIMITED

express and record their appreciation of the co-operation of all employees in the processing for export of one million sheep and lambs in one season for the first time in the history of the Works

Whakatu,
16th June, 1959.

Chairman of Directors:
R.H. WHITE

Board Members:
L.R. AVERILL, C.D. BUDDO, S. CHADWICK, J.H. COLEMAN, T.S. ELLINGHAM, S.V. KNIGHT, H.W. SMITH, R. TATTERSALL (Deputy-Chairman).

Manager:
D.R. LITTLE.

Secretary:
E. RENOUF.

Works Manager:
JAMES HELLYER.

Assistant Works Manager:
C.J. CUSHING.

Landmarks

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

1927-28:
500,000 Sheep and Lambs.

1939-40:
750,000 Sheep and Lambs.

11th JANUARY, 1954:
Record Day – 14,353 Lambs.

16th JANUARY, 1954:
RECORD WEEK – 69,792 Sheep and Lambs

16th JUNE, 1959:
One Million Sheep and Lambs.

One Million Sheep and Lambs

16th June, 1959

Original digital file

ODwyerSK1309_Card.pdf

Business / Organisation

Whakatu Freezing Works

Date published

16 June 1959

Format of the original

Card and envelope

People

Accession number

1309/1831/41150

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