LONDON, May 5. In the House of Commons, Sir A. Geddes; stated that the • Government had purchased the whole of the Australian and New. Zealand exportable surplus, of frozen meat. The quantity of New Zealand meat awaiting: shipment---^ on March 31 was 173,639 tons. The
shipment was proceeding as fast 'as steamers became available. Beef and' wether mutton were generally reserved for the Allied forces, and light mutton and lamb for civilians in Britain. Small quantities of New Zealand meat had been exported to the West Coast of Canada and the United' States.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919
N.Z. MEAT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919
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