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MR. T. D. BURNETT.

Mr. T. D. Burnett- (Temuka) . is the second son of Mr. Andrew Burnett, of Aorangi, Cave. He. was born at Cave and echicated in Timaru, being an old boy of the Timaru Boys' High School. On leaving school, Mr. Burnett- went to work on his father's Mount Cook Station, the furthest- back station in the Mackenzie Country. This station is now owned by him, and. he has lived there practically all his life. Mr. Bnvnett is a man who has made a serious study of the" problems of this and other countries, and has very decided views on most matters of moment. He has travelled extensively, and read widely, and makes a success of whatever he takes in hand. When on the Mackenzie County Council he proved a very useful member of that body. Always a staunch advocate of anything that will add to the productivity of the Dominion, Mr. Burnett makes production and more production hi 3 slogan, and never loses' an opportunity to advise farmers and runholders to go in for tree planting. About a year ago he erected a monument at Burkes Pass to commemorate the noted Mackenzie after whom 'Jie Mackenzie Country wa3 named. He is an advocate of cooperative farming, and on a down-coun-try holding, in which he has a controlling interest, he has put his ideas in this respect into practical shape. Mr. Burnett is married, and has two children.

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MR. T. D. BURNETT., Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 146, 18 December 1919

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MR. T. D. BURNETT. Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 146, 18 December 1919

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