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OF HIGH QUALITY

CANTERBURY WHEAT RESULT OF TEST QUOTED Parliamentary Reporter. WELLINGTON, this day. A test conducted by the Wheat Research Institute with samples made from Canterbury wheat equalled that of bread made from any wheat in the world, said Mr. R. G. Gerard (Nat., Mid-Canterbury) amid applause from Opposition members during his Aadress-in-Reply speech in the House of Representatives yesterday afternoon. Mr. Gerard had said he would like to know the cost of bringing Canadian wheat to the Dominion, and whether it was better to grow wheat in New Zealand, or use ships and wheat that could be placed at the disposal of the people of Europe. Mr, Carr (Govt., Auckland West) interjected: Your wheat is no good on its own. Mr. Gerard retorted that the interjector evidently did not know that there was a Wheat Research Institute. He then quoted the result of the test, adding that wheatgrowers would be sofry to learn that Canterbury wheat was not good enough for the member for Auckland West. Mr. W. jr. Poison (Nat., Stratford): He believes in imported bread and locallymade tyres. Mr. Gerard said that owing to bad weather there was alarm that there would not be nearly the wheat acreage this season asked for by the Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Roberts. If some encouragement was not offered to the farmers trying to grow wheat ort marginal land, they would be compelled to put in other crops. He suggested that Mr. Roberts should visit Mid-Canterbury and discuss the problem with the growers. Mf. Carr protested that he had been deliberately misrepresented. He had said that Canterbury wheat was no good on its own.

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OF HIGH QUALITY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945

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OF HIGH QUALITY Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945

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