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The following are some of the Canterbury appropriations as they appear in the Public Works Schedule Interior main line ... , ... L 42,600 Road to Upper Ashley, to open up 30,000 acres (the whole of which has been already Expended) 4,975 Drainage of Lake Ellesmere, to lay bare 20,000 acres ... ... 400 Ashley bridge approaches ... 500 Upper Waitaki bridge 5,000 Public buildings— Christchurch ... ... ... 5,000 Lyttelton ... ... ... 1,000 Addington ... 1,000 Akaroa ... ... 750 : Ashburton ... ... ... 800 Waimate 4,000 Gaols— Addington ... ... ... 2,000 Lyttelton ... ... ... 4,000 Timaru 720 Burnham Industrial School ... 3,842 Telegraph line to Albury ... 1,200 Main line to Upper Ashburton... 20,000 Little River and Akaroa line ... 20,500 Washdyke to Opawa, via Fairlie Creek and Burke’s Pass ... 25,000 The following items also appear : Railways— Picton to Hurunui (of which L 12,187 has already been expended)... ... - ... ... 37,500 Surveys, Middle Island ... ... 14,908 Christchurch and Hokitika road 12,000 Public buildings—Kaikoura ... 250 Additional telegaaph wire Christchurch to Blenheim ... 7,000

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PUBLIC WORKS APPROPRIATION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 34, 13 December 1879

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PUBLIC WORKS APPROPRIATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 34, 13 December 1879

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