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FREIGHT RATES.

THE EXISTING ANOMALIES

TO BE DISCUSSED BY FARMERS.

(Per Press Association.)

CHRISTCHURCH, February 26. The anomalies that are stated to exist in regard to freights between New Zealand coastal ports and between New Zealand and Australia were discussed at yesterday's meeting of the Farmers' Union.

The chairman, Mr, O. H. Ensor. stated that the matter would come up for further consideration at the next meeting of the Union. He read out the current freight rates, which were as follows:—

Wheat.—Lyttelton to Wellington, 10s 6d per ton; southern 'p'brts to Auckland, 10s per .ton; Sydney to Auckland, 11s per ton.

Flour.—Lyttelton to Wellington, 8s 6d; southern ports to Auckland, 10s; Sydney to Auckland, 13s 3d. Oats.—Lyttelton to Wellington, 13s; southern ports to Auckland, ]3s 6d; Sydney to Auckland, 13s 9d. Chaff.—Lyttelton to Wellington, 21ssouthern ports to Auckland,-23s 6d; Sydney to Auckland, 24s 9d. Pollard.—'Lyttelton to ' Wellington, 12s ;■'southern ports to Auckland, 13s;' Sydney' to Auckland, 16s 3d. Bran.—Lyttelton to Wellington, 13s> ;, southern ports to Auckland, 14s; Sydney to Auckland, 16s 3d. Hay^ Straw.—Lyttelton to Wellington; 23s 6d; southern ports to Auckland, 265; Sydney to Auckland, 27s 6d.

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FREIGHT RATES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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FREIGHT RATES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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