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Ruakura Experimental Station

Ruakura Experimental Station

Ruakura was one of the Department of Agriculture’s first experimental stations and New Zealand’s first farm school. This view of the station is from about 1905, before the school had opened, and shows trial plots and animal enclosures.

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Robert Peden, 'Agricultural education - Training farms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008