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BIG REPAIR JOB

TELEPHONE LINES IN SOUTH P.A. TIMARU, Saturday. Although gangs of workmen are btisy repairing damage to power and telephone lines on the main south road, it will be some considerable time before normal channels of communication are operating again in Canterbury. Poles lining the main south road have been broken or partly broken, while wires are tangled under the crossarms in many places. A plantation near Norwood was flattened, while from Dunsandel the snow has not yet disappeared, many paddocks being covered. In those free from snow, grain stacks are still white-capped. MORE WORKERS GO SOUTH Another district has supplied men to work in Canterbury to assist in the repair of the extensive damage to telephone and telegraph lines caused by the recent snow storm.

On Saturday twelve Whangarei linesmen left Auckland by air for Christchurch. They will spend not less than ; three months in Canterbury.

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BIG REPAIR JOB, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945

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BIG REPAIR JOB Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945

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