Perano Whaling Station、ピクトン (ニュージーランド) - 「いいね！」1,515件 - A facebook page dedicated to the history & staff of the Perano Whaling Station in Tory Channel, Marlborough. Guard was one of the first Europeans to settle in the South Island in the It ran for 53 years, processing more than 3500 whales. The Perano whaling station at Fishing Bay was closed in 1964. Here you will view a special audio-video presentation on how Hunters become Conservationists, a great story with original footage. Your browser does not support the Google maps API library. Established in 1924 by the Perano family, the station was closed in 1964. Today the station has been transformed into a … Around 60 people visited the Department of Conservation-restored Perano whaling station which was timed to coincide with the annual whale migration through the Cook Strait. To view this map, please upgrade your browser. This bay was the location for New Zealand’s final whaling station. In the sound clip they recall the excitement and danger of Perano Whaling Station The last whale was processed at the historic Perano whaling station, near the entrance to Tory Channel, in 1964. The last two were Charlie Heberley and his son Joe who worked at the Perano whaling station at the entrance to Tory Channel. The most notable location for whaling was at Perano Head, where Australian ex-convict John Guard set up Te Awaiti whaling station on Arapawa Island. Perano Whale Station is New Zealand’s only restored Whale Station (1920-1967 ) from the whaling era which spanned 170 years, closing in 1967. Five generations of Heberleys hunted whales.