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PUBLIC WORKS ESTIMATES

AUCKLAND VOTES,

(By Telegraph.—Parliamentary Reporter.)

WELLINGTON, this day. The Public Works Estimates contain the following items :— Immigration, £350. TuMic Works Department, £9,000. Railways, £214,000; additions to open line, £150,000.

Roads, £341,300. Development of goldfields, £44,637. 1 urchase of native lands, £60,500. Telegraph extension, £30,835. Public buildings, £98,300. Lighthouses, harbour works, and harbour defences, £5,170. Rates on native lands, £500, Contingent defence, £20,000. Total amount to be voted, £977,592. Government loans to local bodies account, £43,978. Total, £1,021,570. NEW WORKS. Constructicn and land, Whangarei-Kamo extension, £8,000. Helensville northwards, £6,000. Grahamstown-Te Aroha, £12,000. Marton-Te Awamutu, £32,000. Additions to open lines: Kawakawa, £20; Whangarei, £1,525 ; Kaihu Valley, £"656;, .^Kaipara, Waikato, ■Hamilton, l"v^sSffMoiTinsville, Lichlield, Hamilton, Cambridge, £3,873 ; Marton-Te Awamutu south end, Napier, Palmerston, Foxton, Waitara, £30,070. ROADS. Main roads: Auckland-North Shore, Awanui, Mongonui, £984; Whangaroa, £496 ; Bay of Islands, £700 ; Whangarei, £590; Otamatea, £400; Rodney, £600; Waitemata, £431; Mangere Bridge, Eden and Manukau, £500; Tamaki Springs, Manukau, £500; Hamilton Bridge, VVaipa and Waikato, £60; Great South Road, Waikato, £400; Oxford, Rotorua, Piako and Rotorua, £300; Tokanu, Taupo East, Taupo, £670.

Miscellaneous roads and bridges: Auck-land-Mongonui, county roads, Mongonui, £400 ; Oruru-Hikurangi, £95 ; WaitangiKaikohe, Bay of Islands, £200; OpuaWaimate, Bay ot Islands, £250; Hokianga Bridge, Hokianga, £40 ; Hokianga Heads, Ohaiawae, Rawene, £358.

Whangaroa county roads: Whangaroa, £300 ; Kaeo, Waimate, Whangaroa, £200. Whangarei footbridge, £100; Parua Bay, Whangafei, £150; Parua,, Taheke, £260; Maungakaramea, £175 ; Whangarei bridge, £1 for £1, £125; Maungakaramea, Tangihua, £150; Kuakaka North River, £200; Hukerenui, Waiofcu £200; Te Kopuru, Tikimii, £150; Arapohue, £200; Dargaville,. Aratapu, £50 ; Mititai-Toka-toka, £100; Tokatoka Post Office, £50; Matakohe, Tokatoka, £100 ; Valley Road, Paparoa, £100; Kaukapakapa, Port Albert, £300; Upper Waiwera, Wade, Wainui, £100; Awitu Road and Wharf, £455; Hunua Railway Station, £400; Panmure Wharf repairs, £100; Aotea, Raglan, £250; Raglan, Waipa, £200; Churchill punt on Waikato, £100 ; Wangaroa, Te Mata, £200; Mercer punt, £100; Whatawhata Swamp, £100; Punui Bridge, £100; Paraiti Bridge, Tauranga, £100; Tauranga County (flood damages), £200; Tauranga-Cambridge, £100. Sundry Roads—Bay of Plenty, Whakatane, Tauranga, and Waipu, £100; Kawhia, Aotea, £110; total, £7,181. Amount voted last year, £7,180; expended, £3,266. Development of thermal springs and natural sceneiy: Track to kauri forest, Waitakerei, £400; Waiwera Springs, £486 - ? Huia, West Coast, £250 ; works at -Te Aroha Springs, £442; Te Aroha Domain, £2,875; Taupo Domain, East Taupo, £400; baths and water supply, Tok&anu, £200 ; wharf, Tokaanu, ±,200; trade to Orakei, Karako, £500; AVaiotapa Springs (improvements), £500 ; Tauiranga—Kunanga, £2,850 ; MaketuRotorua, £500; Tauranga, Napier and Taupo (now shown as Tanranga, Runganga. and Runanga Pehui Rotorua Ngongotaha,, Mount Rotorua), £300; Morea Bridge, £500 ; Rotorua-Wairoa, £100; Rotorua water supply, £320; Rotorua Wharf, £400; works at Rotorua, .£8,600; Waitomo Caves, Kawhia, £50; Victoria Valley main road, , Mongonui, £800; Ahipara-Herekino, £300; Takahue-Herekino, £300 ; LarmersTakahue, £100; Houhoura-Awanui, £150; Maungataniwha, £375 ; Hukerenui South, Waiotu Valley, Bay of Islands, £200; main road, lot 2, block 14, Hukerenui S.D., £120; Herekino, £100; Hukerenui block XII, £100; Ngakipito, Bay of Islands, £150; Tirohango-Pakaru, £100; TowaiRuapekapeka, £200; Okaihau-Kerikeri, £100; Paeroa stream bridge, £100; Waitangi Bridge, £200; main road, North i Waiotn block, £300; road through native land near Waihou, £40; Ramarama Valley, £740; Kaikolie, Taheke, Hokian'ga, and Bay of Islands, £500 ; Waimamaku, Punak'itere, £794; Auckland special settlement, Mangakahia, £200 ; section 55, block 7, Wangake, £100 ; Marlborough Association, £907 ; Maungamuowae, £101; Waimamaku, Pukanae, £600 ; Kohukohu, Motukaraki, £391; Taheke, Otau, £100 ; Kohukohu, Rakautapu, £150; Herd's Point, Takahue, £650; Kohukohu, Takahue Herd's Point, £200 ; Hokianga County roads, £200 ; Manganuiowae, Wangake, £200; Mangapai, Waikiekie, £350; Punakitere endowment, £100; part block 7, Waipoua, S.D., £300; Waimamaku, £300; Hikurangi, £100; Whananaki, Ngunguru, £100 ; Whananaki wharf, £100 ; bridge over Wairna river, £550 ; Jordan, £200 ; Opua-whangae, Whananaki, £110 ; Opua-whanga, £50 ; Mangapai, £200 ; Kauri Mountain, Pa tana, £100; Karamea, Ruarangi, £100 • Purua, Ruatangata, Maunga kahia, £403 ; Purua Bridge, £200 ; Old North Road, £200 ; Hikurangi Otanga, £250; Waipuana Wharf, £250; Kaimamakau, £200; Blocks 13 and 14 Opua«wfeftSg%/an4 3 ancl 4 Whangarei, £300; "Maunga'tapere, £200 ; Ruatanga,, £200 ; Waipu River, £1 for £1; deepening Maunotuhe, £296; Okahatt, £200; Marsden Point, Kaimanuka and Finlayson's Road, £300; Whareora, Taheke, Putana, £150; Wairoa bridge, Tangiteroria, £250; Ngunguru ferry, £100; Tokatoka, Mangapai, £14 ; Drewers, Otanga East, £150 ; Otonga East, Whanumaki, £150 ; Dargaville, Ta-no-iteroria, £700; Opanaki, Hokianga, £2,000, Tangihua, £200; Tangihua No. 2, £50; Pahi Waikiekie, otamatea, £400; Pahi Mangaturoto, £450; Braigh, £100; Jordans, £100 ; Matakohe, £100 ; Tokatoka Swamp, £3,500; Hukatere, £100; Mareretu, £215 ; Matakuhe, Mongonui, £200 ; Paparoa, £101; Pahi wharf and road, £90; block 12 Paparoa, £125; Kaiwaka, Mangawai, £100; Warkworth Main Road, £150; Warkworth, Kaipara Flat, and Tauhoa, £494; Pakiri, Omaha, £300 • Hotea, Waiwhiu, £100 ; Mutukaua ranges £350 ; Mutukaua River Bridge, £120 • block 1,011 Tauhoa, £150 ; WTarkworth wharf Comt house, £100; Makarau Railway Station, £150; Ahuroa, Komokoriki £100; Warkworth Bridge, £200 ; Puhoi Bridge, £100 ; Henderson, Swanson, metalling, £150; Kumeu main road, Reweti £150; Reweti, Parkhurst, £150; Wade, Lucas Creek, £100; ; Wainui, Kaukapakapa, £150 ; Waikomiti, Hma, £110 • Waikouaiti, Swanson, £200; Swanson West Coast, £300 ; Henderson, £300 ; Waikouaiti West, £350 ; Mororo Swamp, , £101: Mauku Bridge, Drury, Waiuku, £171 • Wairoa River, £500 ; Waiuku, 'Pukekohe, £150'; Awaroa swamp, £1 for £1, £50 ; Abraham's Gully, £34 ; ■ Pukekohe £250 ; Otau, £500; Ahaaka ; swamp, £350; Hurnua Ararinm, £300; : Waino-aro Ngaruawama, £386 ; Onewhero° sections $L2S and 129, £100; Brigman's landing and Mercer, £83 ; Tearore bridge, £160 ; Tuakau punt, £50 ; Waite* [

tuna, Waingaro, £297 ; Huntly, Kahuruhuru, £240 ; Lawson's Hill, £191 ; Mangapiko, Maire, £150; Awaroa block 11, £150 ; mainland to blocks 7 and 9, Karioi, £100 ; from main road to West Coast through block 6, Awaroa, £100 ; Pauroa, Pakoka, £100 ; Waitetuna, Kauro, £200 ; Raglan, Kuapuka, £100; Waipa bridge, £1 for £1; Ngaruawahia, £500 ; Waitetuna, Aotea, £70 ; Matahura, £50 ; Wairangi Railway Station and Matahura, £100; WaikareLake, Onewhero, £50; Ohinewai, Matahura, £150; blocks 10 and 11, Rangiri S.D., £250; blocks 10 and 11 Rangiri S.D., £250; Education Endowment Kimihia, Huntly, £100; Te Aroha ancLWairoa drains, £243 ; Pongakawa, Rotorua and Rotorua Road, £200: Araiwi and Mamaka Railway Station, £165; Mamaku, Rotorua, Oxford, £400; Ngongotatu Bishop's section, £101; Pye Pa, Tauranga, £100 ; Paengaroa, £252 ; Papamoa special settlement, £400 ; Alexandra, Kawhia, £400; Wharauroa, £293 ; Whatiwhatihoe Bridge, £100 ; Waimana, £1,000 ; Waiotahi, £350 ; Matata, Teteko, £150; W'aireki blocks, 2, 3 and 4, £300; building, and repairing county bridges, £500; Nukuhou, Maraetotara, £100; Papamoa, Otamakau, £150 ; Opotiki, Otamamaku, £200; Tauhara Mountain,_ £100 ; purchase of roads £200 ; miscellaneous and engineering, £829 ; co-operative roads for unemployed, £1,165; advances to co-opera-tive workmen, £250 ; schools on improved farm settlements, £150 ; miscellaneous, £260; improved farm settlements, Awatua,£ss6; Rangitira,£lo9l; Ka.hu, £603 ; Mangatu, £467; Teranomoa, £654 ; village settlements, Auckland, £200 ; Waipu Mareretu, £50; for roads and bridges on native lands, Auckland district, £25,807.

Roads and other works on goldiields, Auckland : Helena Bay, Whakapara Railway Station, £100 ; Whakapara to Puhipuhi, £350 ; Kiripaka to coal mines, £100; Cabbage Bay to Port Charles and Cape Colville, £250; Tairua Whenuakite, £200 ; Coromandel to Cabbage Bay, £200 ; Tokatea to Kennedy Bay, £200; Coromandel to Kuaotunu via Matarangi, £500; Tiki to Kaimarama, £200; Tiki'to Manaia, £150 ; Tiki to Opitonui (£ for £), £250 ; Manaia to Waikawau, £500; Mercury Bay to Whenuakite and Boat Harbour, £150; Kuaotunu to Mercury Bay, £100; Wlritianga to Gumtown, £150 ; Coromandel to Whangapoua, £200; Kikowhakarere to Cabbage Bay, £300; Thames to Waikawau, £400; Thames to Hikutaia, £400 ; Upper Tararu Road, £420; Puriri to Tairua, £750; Tapu Creek extension, £160 ; Road Upper Waiotahi, £82; road, Turua to Netherton, £400; Hikutaia, Whangamata, Wires, tracks, £800; Puru Creek Road, £300; inland from Omaha, £400; Matatoki Road, £200; Wham oa Settlement Road, £200; Whangamata Harbour to Wharekawa Road, £500; drains, Hikutaia, £150; Junction Waihi Road to Waitekauri, £200; Hikutaia to Waihi, £1,000; Upper Waitekauri bridge, £250 ; road formation Waitekauri to Crossroad, £300; Waihi to Whangamata, £500; Paeroa to Te Aroha, £200; Paeroa to Waitoa, £500; Komata Reefs to Paeroa, £300; Komata Reefs to Waitekauri, £200 ; Hikutaiato Waitekauri, £200 ; Waitekauri to Wharekiraupunga, £250; Whangamata to Wharekiraupunga, £250 ; Karangahake Bridge (£ for £ subsidy), £515; Thompson's Track, £876; Waiorongomai Road, £300; Gordon Settlement to Waharoa, £600; approach to raihvay bridge Te Aroha, £150 ; roads, Tauranga county, £1,030; roads, Great Barrier, £600; development of goldfields, water races, reservoirs and other works, £50,000; assistance towards prospecting £5,000 ; prospecting deep levels, £32,000; compensation arising out of proclamation of rivers and resumption of lands, £8,000; total, £96,637. .

Purchase of native lands, £70,829; telegraph extension, £30,835. Public Buildings : Government House, Auckland, repairs and improvements, £500 ; departmental buildings, strongroom Registry Office, Auckland, £200 ; Courthouse, Kawakawa, £160 ; Auckland ditto., renovations, £100; Thames, strong room, £100; Coromandel strong room, £60; gaol, Auckland, £300.

Police Stations : Hikurangi, £550; Auckland, £1,000; Coromandel, £400; Te Kuiti, £150 ; Otorohanga, £100 ; Moawhanga, £500; Kihikihi (lock-up).

Postal and Telegraph : Mongonui additions, £120 ; Otahuhu, £200 ; Waitekauri, £500 ; Waihi, £800; Kuaotunu, £420.

Lunatic Asylum, Auckland, £5,000. School buildings, £50,000. Agricultural, £2,400. Harbour works, T%liarf at Howick, £100. Boads to open up Crown lands in Auckland district, £10,604. ' •■■ /

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PUBLIC WORKS ESTIMATES, Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 291, 15 December 1897

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PUBLIC WORKS ESTIMATES Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 291, 15 December 1897

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