Posts Tagged ‘ History of Waikato meat industry’ ’

Bill remembers: setting up shop

Oct 19th, 2014 | By
Old-time butchers, Hamilton

We continue with the reminiscences of Bill Waring and the early days of Waikato’s meat trade.  It doesn’t pay to think too far ahead, he says… AFTER THE WAR, with the increased supply of domestic refrigerators, the advent of deep freeze refrigeration, road improvements and growing affluence, meant many farmers and their sharemilkers chose to

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Farewell to a man of principles

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By

Bill Waring passed away recently. Many in the district will know his name – he spent his life working in the meat industry – as did his father and grandfather before him.  He was a man of principles, says Waikato Times’ obituary writer Roy Burke. BILL WARING was a doyen of Waikato meat retailers. He

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