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SCENIC RESERVES.

FOREST LAND AT KAITUNA,

INPROVEMENTS ON SUMMIT ROAD.

Arrangements have been definitely completed to secure from Mr W. F. Parkinson a piecj of native busb at Kaituna for a soenio reserve. The Go

vernment has given a subsidy, and Mr

. G Bowron is the purchaser on beha'f '/ - of the public, be undertaking to bold '[ .the reserve for Boenjc purposes. The sale note shows a receipt for tbe aunx of £527. In making this announce ment,, Mr H. G. Ell, M.P., acknowledge!/ the generosity of Mr Parkinson, who has given £440. He also thanks Mr A. E. G. Rhodes, for £50. Mr R T M. Berry for. £25, tbe Hon H F

Wigram for £10, and Mr J. W, K. Lawrence for £2 2e,

The Heathcote Count 7 Council but. made improvements on the Dyer's Pass Road, leading to Kennedy's Busb which for many years hag had the ra putation of .being the rockiest road in Canterbury. The improvements, will be appreciated by all who aye to travel over the bill to Goverro-'s Bay. as well as those who go to Kennedy'? Bush. Tbe Summit Road has baen completed all the way. to tbe tea house and now offer." no inconvenienciwhatever. Mr EH bas planned pathn through tbe Busb ofc C*B:> Peak and Cooper's Knob, in order to give vigi tors more facilities for inspecting the plants and enjoying the view.

A survey has bean cimplated of th« pxton?ion of tbe Summit Road from Cooper's Knob to Gahbie'p Pft«s. Some

deviations have been made from the original sobeme, and these will ba sub mitted fco the owners affected.

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SCENIC RESERVES., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 27 April 1915

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SCENIC RESERVES. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 27 April 1915

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