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KAITUNA RAILWAY STATION AND POST OFFICE.

DEPUTATION TO THE HON. B. H,

RHODES,

The Hon, R. H. Rhodes, PostmasterGsneral, spent Wednesday in Ohristohuroh. Ia the afternoon he received deputations and attended to Departmental affairs, Messrs W F. Parkinson nnd T. Quealy waited on him, and asked, in the first plaoe, that a post office should be erccUd near tbe railway station at Kaituna. They stated tbat the Battlers had provided a small building on a sledge at the creamery, but tbat it was quite inadequate. They suegestf-d that a piece of ground available should be bougbt and a small building created on it, They would provide an officer. The Minister said that he would inquire into the position and would have a sketch of a building sent to the memberß of the depn tation.

They also aßked that a goods shed should be erected at the station. Mr Parkinson suid that he had a large quantity of potatoeß lying on the station at present, exposed to the weather. He had aßked the Department to allow him to have ooverß whioh were at the station unused, but bis rrquet was refused' The lack of a go' ds b! »*d aus* d raueh loss. An officer should le it tbe station when large numbers of trucks had to be loaded, the platform should be extended up to the points for the convenience of pas-, sengers, and lighting' should be provided at the station during the winter nighte. Mr Rhodes said that he would bring these questions under the notice of the Minister ot Railways.

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KAITUNA RAILWAY STATION AND POST OFFICE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914

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KAITUNA RAILWAY STATION AND POST OFFICE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914

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