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HOKITIKA SEAFRONT.

SPRING TIDES ENCEOACHING

~ Hokitika, May 11 The condition of affairs on tha' sea front continues very serious. During the last few the protective worke, which have been badly ehatterefl Enormous waves are battering the properties olose in shore. ;Themain attack at present uatthfl rear of Johnston's warehouse and here to-day the pShre wrkß-eneted by the owner, gave m.y, and the sea Iβ eating-in behind the buildiZ Property holders in the affeote* area are moving their household goods in fearrf far* ther incursions at high tide to-night The work of erecting groynes is proceed ng ve!y leisurely in view of the serious poaition and much public concern is expressed Lame crowds are at time of writing watching the

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HOKITIKA SEAFRONT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4395, 12 May 1914

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HOKITIKA SEAFRONT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4395, 12 May 1914

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