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Veterinary Services Council (1st of 2)

Veterinary Services Council

The Veterinary Services Council was set up in 1946 to promote a nationwide service for livestock owners. It encouraged the establishment of veterinary clubs and the training of more vets. The Council, shown here meeting for the first time, included government officials and representatives from the meat, wool and dairy producer boards, veterinary clubs and the New Zealand Veterinary Association.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: New Zealand Journal of Agriculture 75, no. 3 (1947): 249 (S-L 888-249)

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Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, 'Veterinary services - Post-war developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, published 24 Nov 2008