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Reference: HRC 13.6

Record type: Agency

Record: Ruahine Pest Destruction Board

Ruahine Pest Destruction Board


Date Established:1963
Date Disestablished:1988
Agency Code:HRC 13.6
Successor Agencies:South West North Island Pest Destruction Board
Predecessor Agencies:Umutoi Rabbit Board, Apiti Pohangina Rabbit Board, Cheltenham Rabbit Board, Eastern Pohangina Rabbit Board, Kiwitea Rabbit Board, and Oroua Rabbit Board

The Ruahine Rabbit Board was formed in 1963 from the amalgamation of the Apiti Pohangina, Eastern Pohangina, Kiwitea, Oroua and Umutoi Rabbit Boards. In 1968 due to changing legislation the Rabbit Board became a Pest Destruction Board. In 1988 the Board amalgamated with the Manawatu, Taihape and Western Pest Destruction Boards to form the South West North Island Pest Destruction Board.

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