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A meeting of the Little River Domain Board was held at the County Office, Little River, on Mon. day; present—Messrs J. F. Buchanan, S- Harris, J. Chapman and J. Johnson, An apolpgy was received from the chairman, and Mr Buchanan was appointed acting chairman. The Bands Peninsula A. and P. j Association wrote, asking permission [to hold its] annual show on the Awa Iti Domain, It was resolved permission be granted on tbe same conditions as last year. Messrs Montgomery and Harris, as ground committee, reported that Messrs Smart had erected a tennis court at Morice Domain, and it ap parently was well done, but the final top dressing is not yet applied They also reported that they had given in strudions that a flag pole be erected by the tennis courts, and gate fasteners ordered and repaired; that the tennis courts required some repairs, to which Messrs Smart would attend to when completing Morice court It was resolved the report ba adopted. In reference to the. Morice Domain, tbe chairman reported, as already stated, that the asphalt court had been successfully laid down, with tbe. exception of the final top dressing and the poisoning of rootscoming through. He also reported that the fencing of the Morice courts had been attended to and a gate ordered, and some trees hud been felled on the outside planU tion near tbe main road. It was resolved the report be adopted, and no person be permitted to use the new court without first obtaining the permission of the ground committee, I The tender of the year's lease of the Awa Iti Domain was let to Mr S. Barclay for £19 0* 6d, and the Morice Domain to Mr P. Fancy fo £5, ' Messrs 'G Radford and H. Lewthwaite waited on the Board as *a deputation from the Little River Cricket Club, asking tbe Board to erect pitch of concrete on the Awa Iti Domain. Mr Harris proposed the Board find f the necessary material if the club k find the labour. Seconded by Mr Chapman, and carried. < ■Mr Buchanan dissented, as he was not in favour of the club being asked 1 to find the labour. The same deputation, representing the Little River Tennis Club, asked the Board to take over the present pavilion on the tennis ground by pay--1 ing the sum of £20, the present debt on the building being £17 10s. 1 Mr Harris proposed the Board take 1 over the pavilion at £20,. and pay that sum to the tennis club, provided the the club would be in charge of the building, but the public must have the right to use it reasonably when playing on tho courts'. Seconded by Mr Johnson, and carried, ' It was resolved the tennis club be authorised to experiment with saw dust on tbe courts in lieu of tar. Accounts amounting to £13 53 Id were passed for payment, and the meeting terminated.

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LITTLE RIVER DOMAIN BOARD., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 16 October 1914

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LITTLE RIVER DOMAIN BOARD. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 16 October 1914