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Sir,—At a large and representative conference of beekeeiH held in Wellington inst June, a National Beekeepers' Association was formed for the purpose of organi ing the development cf tho export and local mar kets for honey and in other ways further ing the progress of what is fact becoming an important branch of agricultural industry. Provision was made in the rulee for the formation of local branches, and the Bub scription pays for membership in both bodies, Already over three hundred members have b:en enrolled. There are sufficient people on Banks Peninsula directly interested in beekeeping to form a local branch of the National Association, and by taking united action in this way they will bs able to accomplish that which as individuals wouid bo beyond them. In another column will be found particulars of a meeting I am c<ll , ing for the purpose of forming an Association branch, The secretary of the National body is unable to attend, but he has supplied me with all information, which I hope will convince beekeepers cf the advantages gained by Thnnlung you for giving the above publicity —I am. etc ,

W. B, BRAY, Duvaucheile,

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BEEKEEPERS ORGANISE. TO THE EDITOR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4350, 18 November 1913

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BEEKEEPERS ORGANISE. TO THE EDITOR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4350, 18 November 1913

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