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International Fruit Conference

Delegates from South Africa, Australia and New Zealand met in Nelson recently to discuss mutual problems affecting the apple and pear industries in their countries. As well as discussions, delegates were given the opportunity of meeting growers at orchards and watching grading demonstrations, as well as seeing something of Nelson's beautiful scenic spots.

This group comprises: Front, Mr W.J.Oldman (Aust, secty), Miss Cuthbert (N.Z.Apple and Pear Board), Mr J.A.Fernhout (S.A.), Messrs J.H.Parker (N.Z.chairman A. and P.Board), C. E.Critchley (Aust). Second row: Messrs D.F.Campbell (manager N.Z.A. and P.Board), W.A. Smith (Aust), A.G.Perry (Aust), J.C.Molteno (S.A.). Third row: Messrs S.D.Sinclair (N.Z), H.N.A.Whitcombe (secty, N.Z.A. and P.Board), D.L.Waller (assist general manager A. and P.Board), W.Benzies (N.Z.), H.R.Sampson (N.Z), W.G.Turner (Nelson manager A. and P.Board), J.B.Cubey (liaison officer, A. and P.Board). (Peter Cooper Studio).


Peter Cooper Studio