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AHUWHEXUA TROPHY AWARD P.A.' WELLINGTON, this day. This year the Ahuwhenua Trust Board has awarded Mr. Joe Wharekura, of Horohoro, Rotorua, first place in the annual competition among Maori farmers for the Ahuwhenua trophy. Competition for this trophy, which was donated by Lord Bledisloe in 1933. is held annually and is open to all Maori farmers who are being assisted by the Government under the Native Land Development schemes. The judge of the competition, Mr. A. D. Mercer, fields instructor, Auckland, stated that the development work carried out, the standard of farming adopted and the volume of production were a credit to all concerned. The second placed competitor was Mr. 'Whare Mill, of Tikitiki, East Coast, whose farm was noteworthy for its excellent condition and efficient management. Third place was awarded to Mr. Eruera Hoera, of Takahue. North Auckland, who was specially commended for a striking transformation "in his property from standing bush to good grazing land.

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MAORI FARMERS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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MAORI FARMERS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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