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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 Meat Industry Research Institute of New Zealand (Inc.)

The Institute, situated at Ruakura, Hamilton, was incorporated in 1955 and its membership comprises all the meat freezing and exporting companies of New Zealand, the New Zealand Meat Producers' Board, and the New Zealand Association of Bacon Curers. Its affairs are controlled by an executive consisting of three representatives of the North Island Freezing Companies Association, three of the South Island Association, three of the Meat Producers' Board, two appointed by the Minister of Agriculture, and two by the Minister in Charge of Scientific and Industrial Research.