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Tag Archives: Bill Waring
The horn on a Morris Oxford is great for sending Morse Code, recalls Bill Waring in his reminiscences on the early days of the Waikato meat trade. Old jam tins were useful too… I can probably attribute my good health not … Continue reading
In the latest of his reminiscences on the early days of the Waikato meat trade, Bill Waring recalls how to judge an animal’s meat quality while still on the hoof, and the pre-refrigeration days when the butcher’s van had to … Continue reading
We continue with our series on the early days of the meat industry in the Waikato, as recalled by Bill Waring. If you missed it, Chapter 1 is here. The breeding sows and porkers roamed mostly free on the family … Continue reading