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Bee-keepers' day at the government-run apiary at Ruakura, 1921, 1921

Reference Number: APG-1882-1/2-G

Bee-keepers' day at the state apiary at the Ruakura Agricultural Research Centre. The president of the National Beekeepers' Association of New Zealand is addressing the gathering, with two groups of men and women, mostly seated, one group on the left beneath trees, and the others on the right in front of a hedge. An elderly man is seated in a three-wheeled wheelchair in the foreground. There is a strip of lawn between the two groups, at the end of which is a gate in a fence with a small thatched summer house behind. A car is also visible behind the fence. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber in 1921.

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1 image, related to Ruakura Agricultural Research Centre, National Beekeepers' Association of New Zealand, Ruakura, Thatching, Bee culture - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Beekeepers and Men's clothing.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: An original print from this negative is in Godber Album Vol 109, p 143 (PA1-q-102) with the inscription "Bee-keepers' day, Ruakura".

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

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