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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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The Tobacco Research Station

Established in 1938, this Station is also located at Riwaka, Motueka, and its work is carried out in cooperation with the Cawthron Institute, with finance from industry contributed through a levy on production. The Tobacco Research Committee comprises representatives of the Tobacco Board, the New Zealand Tobacco Growers' Federation, the Cawthron Institute, the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Industries and Commerce.