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This is an auction for WALLACEVILLE VETERINARY LABORATORY, an anecdotal history by J D Tenquist.

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"The Wallaceville Animal Research Centre was a Government-owned veterinary and animal research centre established at Ward Street, Upper Hutt, New Zealand. It represented over one hundred years of government-initiated agricultural research. In 1892 the New Zealand Government formed the Department of Agriculture. Part of the new department's work was to undertake research on livestock which could then be applied to help the farming community. Initial laboratory research was carried out in makeshift accommodation in Wellington. In 1904 the land at Wallaceville was acquired and a small research laboratory, known as the Wallaceville Laboratory, was opened in June 1905. The Wallaceville Veterinary Laboratory was established on a 100-acre block of land that was swampy and required clearing. The original, “1905 Laboratory” exists to this day as a Historic Place Category 1. By 1907 over 85 acres had been cleared. It took some time for suitable laboratory buildings and staff accommodation to be constructed. However over the next 70 years the site and staff numbers continued to grow and by the late 1970s over 200 staff were employed at Wallaceville carrying out world-leading research and testing. AgResearch had until mid 2014 its National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Diseases at Wallaceville. Although a small section was retained for the National Centre for Biosecurity, the main site closed in 2007; the majority of research functions being relocated..."

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Large format paperback 1990.

196 pages including photographs.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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