The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1915. CHRISTCHURCH AKAROA SUMMIT ROAD.
The steps taken recently by fcho Sum coii Road Association in Christcburch in pushing on tbe work of forming the Christchurch end of tbe Summit road to meet tbe Peninsula Summit; road should be hailed with delight by Pen ioMiila people and those interested in the future of Akiuoa m a tourist re sort. Tbe making of this road to link up tbe Dyer's Pass and Hill Top summit will complete wbat in time to come will be the finest motor drive in N'jw Z"a!nnd from ft echoic point of vi ii VV'»" (iomp'--t.f)ii h. en'" will be U . <iy ■■<;> -he Pi »i Hi , '-' tß'l drive a > ■ «-ni:tri : 8, >>>h\ win piovid« rt vit'Vi. ■( O'ii»'lW'j * l*»io j , Lytelton H :V ■»■ '•:; "•■■■ ii- .md ?h>; ocflan b-yond; i ttkti t ftod tbe ocean beyond on tbe south eide and tbe Southern Alps and Kaikoura?. The Government has acquired 728 noreßof laud 6Q route which is nine ly bfnvily bashed in its origiual elate. The Aka ,
roa County Council are also helping in this big undertaking by heavily metail ing the Summit road in their district from the Hill Top to Long Bay road, and they now have only a mile to complete at the back of Robinson'e Bay, where there is a fine bush, a Govern ment ecenic reperve, The Counci nave epent over £200 per year on this metalling for the laefc two or three yuars, and in order to complete it are applying to the Government for a grant of £160 towards the completion of the metalling If this is granted, then the Peninsula end of this "road will be in thorough order for any traffic. We hope that before many years go by this Cbristchurch to Aka roa Summit road will be completed, and thus form a motor drive that will be second to none in New Zealand.
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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1915. CHRISTCHURCH AKAROA SUMMIT ROAD.,
Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3464, 4 June 1915