"New Zealand's first export shipment of mutton was slaughtered at Totara Estate and sent to Britain from Port Chalmers in 1882. "
RNZ National's Country Life podcast on Totara Estate. (A Heritage New Zealand Property)
Link to Podcast: http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/clife/clife-20140829-2129-totara_estate-048.mp3
Link to RNZ Website posting: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/countrylife#audio-20147686
The item was first broadcast RNZ National Country Life on the 28th August 2014