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A decision to accept control from the City Council of a domain of 40 acres at Karekare Bay was made by the Auckland Centennial Memorial Park Board at its annual meeting yesterday. The secretary, Mr. A. D. Mead, said the area was rugged land Avith secondary growth bush and two beautiful streams.

The annual report stated that the land owned or controlled by the board had increased from 8781 acres last year to 8943 acres. Control of the Piha Domain of 146 acres had been taken over from the City Council and a conditional offer by Lang, Freeth and Company, to donate 50 acres adjoining land purchased from the company, had been accepted. The Mayor, Mr. Allum, and Mr. A. S. Bailey were re-elected chairman and vice-chairman respectively. Miss B. Molesworth and Messrs L. M. Millener and N. Good were appointed co-opted members of the forest botany committee.

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CENTENNIAL PARK, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 168, 18 July 1945

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CENTENNIAL PARK Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 168, 18 July 1945

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