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LONDON, April 19. Mr Massey while in London this week interviewed the Shipping Controller regarding insulated tonnage for the New Zealand export trade. Following upon the interview Sir Joseph Ma clay now states that it is anticipated that there will be available for loading, in. New Zealand during-April, May. and June thiriy vessels representing a total space of" about 9,000,000 - cubic feet. The proportions of the allocations are as follows:—

April—Seven steamers, 1,800,000 cubic feet. May—Eleven vessels, 3,000,000 cubic feet. June—Twelve (and possibly thirteen) vessels, 4,000,000 cubic feet space. It must be understood, however, that the allocation is provisional, as the movements of vessels are uncertain owing to strikes, quarantine and other delays.

Mr Massey also interviewed the First Lord of the Admiralty, the Colonial Secretary, and the President of the Board o£ TEade in regard to naval questions, the Pacific Islands and commercial matters..

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NEW ZEALAND DELEGATES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9598, 30 April 1919

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NEW ZEALAND DELEGATES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9598, 30 April 1919

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