For nearly a century the government ran a viticultural research station at Te Kauwhata, in the Waikato – seen here around the 1950s. Numerous varieties were trialled, and promising ones were distributed to growers in other regions.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 76 A 5331
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