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A record export cargo from the Dominion was taken by the New Zealand Shipping Company's linor Hurunui which cleared the .Auckland Harbour shortly after 11 o'clock on Wednesday morning, outward bound for London, via the Cape Worn route. The steamer .is carrying a lull cargo of New Zealand products, the principal linos of which are 120.000 .superficial feet of timber, 30.901 boxes of butter, 15,865 carcases of lnnih, 6490 bales of wool, dOoo fiPiTascs of ranitoii, 2870 sacks arid-io<*4-on ses of kauri gum, 1894 crates of chooso. lOfi.l hales of flux. lUAj quarWs ni hoof. :UH \ a ] so quantities oi tallmy, p ( ,it R< i, i(los< loather . oiV Q rod lf). V s fj|" b"lli»» valued at £10,903. /■. lnrge quniitifcy of this cargo was loaded at Auckland. The vessel sailed drawing 2oft Tin forwardand! 31ft. aft,'and she therefore has the distinct ion of being lr ,<. deepest draught merchant vessel whi-h has ■steamed out of Wldaml ilarboor (says the •• Hcvnl;!.-). The White &t»r lmer provioiislv held the record whe-; mi, elenrorl tho port on January 2-1 lor T.mulon dravi--.' 9n ft, 6in. forward and 29ft. Hin aft.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914