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The Mayor received the following telegram from the Hon. R. H. Rhodes yesterday regarding tbe Akaroa Borough .Council's invitation to tbe ' Hon. F. M. B. Fisher, Minister of ! Marine, to open Daly's wharf :— "I have received tbe following reply from the Hon. Mr Fisher : '1 exceedingly regret that my engagements will not permit of my being present at Akaroa on any of the dates mentioned. Please convey to the Mayor my appreciation of the courtesy shown me in as-king me to the opening ol Daly's wharf," Tbe Hon. R. H. Rhodes will probably be asked to perform the ceremony when laying the foundation stone of the post office. The Hon. R. R. Rhodes also wired tbe Mayor asking if Wednesday, April Btb, would be a suitable date for the laying of the foundation stone of the Akaroa post office. The Mayor replied that the date was suitable, -and the ceremony would be held on that date. OPENING ONAWE FLAT ROAD AND WHARF, A meeting of tbe residents in the Onawe flat road and wharf special rating area was held at Duvaucbelle on Friday, when the County Chairman (Mr J. Dl Brnce), presided , Tbe meeting was held to consider when it would be advisable to open the new wharf and road, and when it would be advisable to ask the Hon. Mr Fraser, Minister of Public Works, to perform the opening ceremony. It was decided to postpone tbe opening ceremony until the new road had been rolled and the metal blinded and was in thorough order for traffic. The work to be done on the road will probably "take a month to accomplish.

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VISIT OF MINISTERS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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VISIT OF MINISTERS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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