Default

Default

Default

Default

Default

Default

This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

HARBOUR BOARD.

The ordinary meeting of the Auckland Harbour Board took place this afternoon, those present being the Hon. E. Mitchelson (chairman), Capt. McKepzle, Messrs W. J. Napier, A. Keyes, G. W. Basley, J. B. Maciarlane, A. J. Eutrlcan, "W. Hutchison.

The Beeent Election.—Mr F. L. Prime, returning officer, notified the Board that Messrs J. J. Craig, J. H. Uuuson. and W. D. Heather had not been duly elected to the Board, Judge Jettle having voided the election. The Secretary stated that he had jUotifled the returning officer that the fresh election would be held on Monday, 29th inst., nominations to close on the 22ud inst. A letter was also received from the solicitors to the Board advising that there- is no power conferred under the Act to amend rolls. The roll ac prepared on the 15th January last must remain ln force until January 14th, 1011. Mr Xapier said the 'Board could demand strict proof of the qualification of a voter. Mr Entrlcan said the returning officer should challenge improper voters. The correspondence was reeeivea!.

Police Launch.—Mr C. E. Dacre, honorary secretary of the Auckland Regatta Club, wrote, enclosing a letter from the Minister of Justice, ln regard to the provision of a police launch for Auckland harbour. The Minister stated such a launch would, be provided when the Board provided proper mooring accommodation. The. letter was referred to the Board ln committee, the harbourmaster to report on the question.

Shipwreck Relief Society:,—The f»ilpwreck. Relief Society wrote asking for a donation. It was resolved to inform the: society that at present the Board has not power to devote any portion of Its funds to this object.

Winter Show.—Tbe A. and P, Association wrote asking for permission to use tho new sheds erected by the Harbour Board for the winter show. The Hon. E. Mitchelson said the Association had acquired a ground but had no time to erect buildings for the next show. He thought these show 3 did a great denl of sood. and the application should be granted. It was resolved to grant the application without charge. Electric Cranes.—Messrs John Chambers and Son, Ltd., wrote regarding the question of the legal validity of the cabled guarantee of Messrs Babcock and Wilcox ln respect of the electric cranes, stating that they were perfectly willing to become responsible for the guarantee. The letter was received. Mr Xopier said the contract should be executed in Auckland. This question was referred to the Board ln committee.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item
Bibliographic details
Word Count
414

HARBOUR BOARD. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 64, 16 March 1909

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working