Kōrero: Beekeeping

Model apiary, Christchurch International Exhibition, 1906–7

Model apiary, Christchurch International Exhibition, 1906–7

One early role of the Department of Agriculture was to inspect hives for American foulbrood disease and order the destruction of infected hives. Another role was to demonstrate modern beekeeping. A model bee farm was set up on the Ruakura government farm in 1905, and this exhibit was displayed at the Christchurch International Exhibition in 1906–7.

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Reference: Canterbury Times, 6 February 1907, p. 42 (PhotoCD20, IMG0022)

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - First bees and early beekeeping', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15763/model-apiary-christchurch-international-exhibition-1906-7 (accessed 16 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008