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NEW ZEALAND GAZETTE.

By Wellington papers to hand yesterday, we observe that two New Zealand Gazettes hare been issued since the despatch of the previous mail from Wellington. In the Gazette of the 7th inst., the following notices appear : — That the Provincial Council of Canterbury has been dissolved. That the sum of £433 ss. 10d., now held by the Trustees of the Otago Sinking Fund, shall be invested in General Government debentures. That the Bank of New Zealand has been appointed as the depositary of all moneys received by sequestrators and trustees of estates under the Debtors and Creditors Act. That John Blacklock, John Murray, and William Cochran, Esqrs., have been appointed Trustees of the Invercargill Savings' Bank. Lists of polling-places and returning officers appointed for the election of the Superintendent of the Province of Canterbury. The appointment of J. Mackay, jun., Esq., to receive claims under the seventh section of the NewZealand Settlements Act. That the rate of tolls that may be levied on a bridge lately erected across a lagoon between Greymouth and Blaketown (Canterbury) shall be as follows : —Foot passenger, 6d. ; horse, Is. ; horned cattle, 6d.; and sheep, goat, or pig, 2d. That the following tenders hare been accepted by the Governi ment : — Thomas R. Cooper, £396 65., for additions, &c, to the Assembly buildings ; W. James, £44 25., for furniture; Messrs. Whiting and Jauncey, £292 10s., for additions to Government Printing-office. Tenders invited for reprinting such of the Acts and Ordinances of New Zealand, passed prior to 1860, as are still in force. A notification that New Zealand debentures, payable in London, are subject to a stamp duty of 2s. 6d. per cent., and a penalty of £10 on every bond not stamped within two months after its arrival in England ; and a letter of the Commissioners of Inland Revenue relative to the same. That G. S. Sale, Esq., has been appointed a Receiver of Land Revenue for that portion of Westland irithin the province of Canterbury. A number of Colonial Defence., notices, by which we see that Francis Allen has been appointed Ensign in the Wellington Rifle Volunteers. That Arthur Beauchamp has been appointed Customhouse Agent at the Port of Picton. Some unimportant notices follow, and the number concludes with a return of the Customs revenue of Nevr Zealand for the quarter ending 31st March, 1866, which shows an excess of £17,540 for the several ports of the colony over the corresponding quarter of 1865; and for the port of Wellington, during the same period, the sum of £3,534., _

la the Gazette published on the 10th instant, a notification is given that the Hon. K. W. Stafford has resigned the appointment of Post-master-General, and that the Hon. J. Paterion. has been gazetted in his stead. The resignations of H. Walton, Esq., and H. J. Tancred, Esq., of their seats in the Legislative Council have been accepted; and Joseph Havrdon, Esq., of Christchurch, Nathaniel George Morse, Esq., of Nelaon, and Ponsonby Pracocke, Esq., of Auckland, have been appointed to that body.

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NEW ZEALAND GAZETTE., Daily Southern Cross, Volume XXII, Issue 2747, 14 May 1866

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NEW ZEALAND GAZETTE. Daily Southern Cross, Volume XXII, Issue 2747, 14 May 1866

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