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SIB WALTER KENNAWAY.

(AWWALUN • NEW-ZIAUND CABLE ASSOCIATE}".) (Received August 28,' 10.30 a.m.) ' LONDON, 26th August. " Sir Walter Kennaway is dead, aged 85. , ..-'.-. '■ .:■■■■

Sir Walter Kennaway, who was born' in England in 1835, and arrived, in New Zealand in 1853,. was. secretary to the High Commissioner for~New Zealand in London from 1874 to 1309, and had lived in London'since then. He was a member of the Provincial Council of Canterbury from 1868 to 1874; • While Secretary for Public Works, the. construction of the first railways,' Tinder Sir Julius Vogel's Public Works scheme came under his charge^ and the contract for the Lyttelton. .Harbour. works was undertaken. He was ■ a member of the Board of Eduction, and, on his proposals, Canterbury College, the School of Agriculture, and other educational institutions ; were established and endowed with, over 300,----000 acres of land. He was created ,O.M.G. in 1891, and knighted in 1909.

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SIB WALTER KENNAWAY., Evening Post, Volume C, Issue 51, 28 August 1920

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SIB WALTER KENNAWAY. Evening Post, Volume C, Issue 51, 28 August 1920

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