Load Out, Southland Frozen Meat Limited's Magazine for Employees, Issue 8; South...


Load Out, Southland Frozen Meat Limited's Magazine for Employees, Issue 8

About this object

Magazine; Issue 8 of 'Load Out', Southland Frozen Meat Limited's magazine for its employees. Mataura related articles include:
* Progress Valley Possum Pickers - a profile of Barry Gill, a plumber at the Mataura Plant and a member of this band that won the NZ Country Music Entertainer of the Year Award in 1982.
* Article on Iranian halal slaughtermen.
* Retirement of Mr M.A. Balloch (assistant foreman, Mataura, Beef House).
* Report on Mataura's inter-sports team which competed at the NZ Meat Workers' annual tournament in Gisborne. Profiles on G.H.Wright (smallbore rifle), Russell Newton (boxing), Reece Pewhairangi (cricket).
* Mataura Marae and Jack Peek's role in developing the Marae.
* An amusing article about a escaped bullock getting into Jack Peek's house in Mataura and making a real mess. The upshot was Southland Frozen Meat Limited had to make good the damage.


Southland Frozen Meat Limited

Maker Role

Meat Processor


Sycamore Print Limited

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Invercargill

Series Title

Load Out

Number in Series

Issue 8

Medium and Materials

organic, processed materials, paper


l 300mm x w 210mm x d 2mm

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works/employees

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

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Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

cynthia peek 04 Jul 2016 10:08 AM,UTC

Hello,i love that you have placed your achieves online for people to veiw.Both of my grandfathers are featured(Andy wright and jack peek)and it brings a smile to my face and im sure my cousins faces when i sjare the photos that i find on this site.now the other reason i am emailing is im hoping that you have the whole Loadout issue 8 magazine as i eould love to read the two articles about jack peek and the bullock in the house(my grandmother would not have been amused lol)and the other pertaining to the marae.even if u could email me a photo of the article that would be amazing as i now live in palmerston north.Thank you cynthia(cyndi)

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