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MAIN ROADS

HIGHWAYS GAZETTED

THE OFFICIAL LIST

The roads which are to be known in future as Main Highways, and which in course of time -will be properly constructed as such, were gazetted last night. The gazetted list ateo contains the names of roads, the construction and maintenance of which will be financially assisted by the State, but which for the present do not come under the Slain Highways provisions of the Act. The list is as follows :— MAIN HIGHWAYS. Main highways are declared as underlie I X UMri<>*-— Auckland-Heleusville (Whau L-roeK to iie'leusvillc), Jiumeu-Albany road, Helensville-Waiwera, Port AlberMvellßluru Waiwora-Mangawai, Warkworth-liaipara flats, • "ayoy-Alaungaturoco, Mauugatuioto-Waipu, Kaiwaka-iiaugawai, Whaugarei-Oakleigi), Wiia-ngarei-Dargaville, Whangarei-Kawakawa, Mau-U(jatapere-Ji.aikone, Jlamiamaku-Ohaeawai Ra-wene-iiaikohe, Kohukohu-Te Karae, Broad-wood-kaitaia, Waipapakauri-Victona Valley, \ictona- Valley—Mangouui, Kaikohe-Otnapere, KawakawaSlanganiuka, Alangamaku-Te Karat, Whaugaroa-Okaihau, Darvagille-Maungaturoto! -No. 2 District.—Aucklauu-JUoleusvilie (Oakley. Creok to Whau Creek); Great South road, trom- southern boundary of Auckland City, through Kllerslie, One Tree Hill, Mount Wellington, Otahuliu, Papatoetoc, Tapakura. J? r"ry- Bombay, Pokeno, Mercer, Raugiriri Hills, Huutly, Xaupiri, Ngaruawahia, Hamilton, Ohaupo, Te Awamutu to KJtiikihi; Po-keno-Vvaihi, Pokeno-Tauranga road to Coro-" mandel Hamilton-Raglan, Hamllton-Paeroa, Paeroa-Kopu. llamilton-Rotorua, Waitoa-Taupo Mataemata-Tauranga. No. 3 District.—Tauranaa-Matamata, Oisborne- Whakatane (via Motu), WhakataueRotorua, Whakatane-Tauranga, Te Ngae-Pae-ngaroa, Cambridge-Rotonia, > Rotorua-Napier, Cambridgo-Tttupo (via Atiamuri). No. 4 District.-Gisborne-Wairoa (via Morcre), Gisborue-Opotiki (via the Coast), Gis-borne-Opotiki (via Mata), Ulsborne-Wairoa (via Hangaroa, Kotokautuku Bridge—Tikitiki road (via right bank Waiapu River) No. 5 District.—Napier- Wellington road, via VUirarapa through Awatoto, Farndon, Whakatu,. fetortford Lodge, Maraekakaho road, Pakipaki, Opapa, Otaue, Waipawa, Waipukuu- U> , T# aP'"V Norsewood, Dauuevirke, to \\oodville, at Ngawap.urua Bridge, over the Manawatu Rivor, Napier-Gisborne (via Wairoa), Wairoa-Gisborne (via Hangaroa), Danue-virke-Waipukurau (via Porangahau), PetaueTaupo, road, Taradale-Rissing-ton road, Farndon-Tukitukl River (via Havelock North), Havelock North-Fcrnhill (via Hastings), Otane-Elsthorpe, Waipawa-Tlko-kmo, Waipawa-Ongaonga, Hastings-Marae-kakaho, Norsewood-Whetukura, Weber-Eketa-huna, Woodville-Palinerston Nortii. No. G.District.—Auckland-Palmerston North (via Taranaki from Otorohanga, through Kiokio, Otorohanga, Hangatiki, Te Kumi, Te Kuiti, P.io Pio, Paemako, Mahocnui. Awakino to Mokau River Kerry. Te Kuiti-Bulls (via I'a.umarunui), Kawhia to Auckland-Wellington road (via Kawa), through Oparau. Te Rauamoa, Ngutunui, Kawa, Hawiataki-Caves road. No. 7 District.—Auckland-Wellington road (via Taranaki), Irom Mokan River through Tongaporutu. Okau Junction, Uruti, Urenui, Waitara. Lepperton Junction ludewood Stratford, Eltham. Nornianby. to. Hawera, at Manawapou River, Lepperton Jnnction-Ha-v-ern (via Opunake),1 via Bell Block. New Plymouth, Oakura, Okata, Rahotu, Opunake, Pihama, Otakoho, Manaia, to western boundary or Hawera. New Plymouth-Kaimata (via Inglewood and Ecmont village). Upper Epmont road to National Park boundary, at Radius Line: Ohura road, commencing at eastern boundary of Startford, through Toko ! Douglas. Strathmorfi. Pohokura. Whangamomona, Kohumtahi, Tahora, to western boundary of Ohura County. Eltham-Opunake road via Punehu-and Te Kiri, to junction of Lep-perton-HawbraUvia Opunake) road. Manaia. Mount Egmont (via Kapanui and Kaponga), Stratford-Opunake (via Cardiff and Jlahoe) Normanby-Okaiawa.

■>0.. 8 District.—Ancklanrt-AVelHnKton, via Tarannki. Irom Manawapou Bridse, at southern boundary of llawera, throimh Slanutahi, Kiikaratnea. Patoa. Waverley, Waitotara Kaiiwi, Wancanni Borough, No. 1 line, Wancaohu. Tuliaklna. Bulls, to Kansltik'ei County Wanganui-Koropito, through Jrakirikiri, Abcrfeldy, Parapara, Baetihi. Bulls-Taumarunui through Great-ford, Ttata, Hunterville, Maneaonoko, Ohlncaitf. Maneavreka. Utiku, Tailiape. Moeha'u. Turangarere, • Waiouru. Karioi Ransatana. Ohakunc. TToropito, to Maunßa-nuni-o-te-Ao River Mansawcka-Feililine Tai-hape-Nanier road, via Wainui. to irnawhanKO. Raetihi-Ohakunc, Bali road (from -Wellioaton road to JoII road), Kahnroa. road (from «ellmKton road to Kura road\ Moumahaki Farm road (to JCgutuwcra factory), Kohi road RanEitatau-East and Watershed roads, from Km-iwi to Ohunhua road. Gri-tfnrd-Ashhurst No. 9 Dißtrict.—Auckland-AVelllnßton, via Taranaki. From NRalmuranna through Johnponville, Porirua, Pahautanui, Paekakariki, Waikanae. Otaki, T.»vin, Foxton, Sanson, to Kinmtikel PLiver. Wellirzton-Xapier road (yin Wairaraoal. from norlhprn boundary of Lower lliitt, 'tliroiiKh Trontham, Upner TTuttKaitoke, to summit of KinuUkas HimitaiißiSans"ii. fyia Palmer»ton North), from Aurk-land-«ellinKlon road, thrmicrh Orona Bridse Loneburn. Palmereton North. Awahuri. 'to Sansqn. Paimerston North-Napier road from northern boundary of Paimerston North to eastern boundary of Oroua County. AwaliuriGrentford (lia Feildinprt. Feildinc-Ashhmst (via BtmnythorpcV. Foxton-Shannon (via Jlnutoii). Aslihurst-Pohanaina (via Ranma) Feildinir-JranEawcka, ■ tliroupli Cheltenham' TCimbolton, RanKiv.ahia, to Rannitikei RiveK at -western boundary of Kiwiten Ornintv. Feild-me-Stanaway (via Mnkinol. Kiml>iHon-Aniti throi)?h counties of Kiwitea and PohancinaMount Stewart road, from HimitanKi-Sanron road to Awahuri-Greatford rond, via Feiid-' ins;. Win-Palmerston North, thrnudi Sliannon. lokomaru, . Liuton, and Fitzherbert, Bridge.

No. 10 District.—Wellington-Napier road (via Wairarap.i), from Rimutaka summit through Featherston, Greytown. Carterton. Mastertoii, Mount Bruce road, Eketahuna, Pahiatua to Utanawatu River. Featherston-Martinhorough (via Bidwill's cutting), Martinhorou«h-Ota-rnia. Martinbnroujzh - Awhea, FeatherstonPigeon Bush,. Kahautara road, from Feather-ston-Mnrtinhoroujih road to M:irtinborouirhPirinoa road, Greyto\vn-Bidv.-iirs cutting Martinboroußh-Jlasterton, tlirough Wan»aehu Gladstone, and left • bank of Rnamahanßa Tiiver, Carterton-lonifbiisli. alone Park road and Kokotan road. Cartcrton-WeKtniere, thronsh Gladstone, Mastorton-Weber, through Waniraehu. Barton's Line, Alfredton, Rakaiinm, Pongarna. to northern boundary of Akitio County. M.isterton-Timii, tbrouch Towern Mnnenpnkeha Stream. Urast.erton-Woraiti, Eketahuna-Alfredton, " Pnhiatun -Pon.earoa, through Xgaturi, Makurn, Upper Jlangatiti. GOVEUNiIENT UOADS. Government roads are declared as unDistrict No. I.—Kaikohe-Omaperc, KaikoheMangakahia Valley, Raiigiahua-iManjamaku, Jfanitamaku-ru Karae, Whangaroa-Okaihu, Dar gßvilie-Maungaturoto. District Ko. 2.-(Jreat South road, from Whangamarino Stream (Mercer) through Moreniere, along llan^trirl Hills deviation to Ohuiewai station road: Hamilton-Rotorua road, from Tapapa to Marnaku Bush. District No. 3—Ouotiiii-Motuhora, Eotorual.otoma, To Ngae-Paengaroa, Kotonia-.Vgo-ngotaha, Jtotorua-.Napi uf , from Itohorua, through Waiotapu, Jlihi Village, Wairakei, laupo, Tarowera, Te Haroto, to. Mohaka road Bndge-a distance of 120 miles. Hamiltonlaut)o road, from western boundary of Taupo County, through Atiamuri and Oronanui

District No. 4.-Gisborne-Wairoa, from .Maraetaha River, over Wharerata Hill, to southern-boundary of Cook County. GisborneM - w'. a cOast) roa' J- frP'n Pouawa, through .Wiiangnra, to Pakarae River; same road, from Makatoto Creek to Tolaga Bay: same road, from Kopuaroa-Stream, throush Kuatorea, VVaiomatatini, Tikitiki, Te Araroa i? ■ i i ■ J^y- ■ UiKliome-Molu road, from \Wuakohu railway road, through Otoko, Slata»ai:, Jlukaiiroa to Motuhora Station road.. District -No. ..6.-Gisborne-Wairoa, from Jarcwa to Morere. Napier-Wairoa, from Tutua Homestead to Mohaka River. .-District No. c.—Te. Kuitl-Ohakune, from junction with -Mangapehi and Te Kuiti-Mo-Mm roads through Alapiii, Tangitu, Kiwi, Tc Kuril, Jarhieamutu, Tuuiiiarimiil, Piriaka, Oio, ",,""» '0 Mangßiiui-u-te-Ao Itivcr. KaX,',™ a', fr?,'.".o|lanul Uriri-°. throiicli Te wS ta' t0 T all' il Kivul' Urid Se- Aucklan.lMallinaton road from Te Kiutii railway station aVi^'T^,V H»"^'aki Oaves road, from 1-''^ oll f° ad '° TU"m TumU"

. District No. B.—fiulls-Taumartimii, Irom eastern boundary of Wailomo County, through OhakUne' JlOr°Pit°' *

District No. 10, Feathcrston County.—Wei:

linglon-Mastertor. load, from Rinmtaka sumlint to Abbot's Creek bridge (known as No. i Kiinutaka bridge). MILEAGE OF NORTH ISLAND ROADS. The total mileage of roads declared is:— District Government No. Highway!. roads. 1 531 88 2 405 ' 31 3 411 231 4 145 104 5 454 Zi 8 208 98 7 200 — 8 295 46 » 299 17 Total X. .Island 2034 "630 _ Ihe total * mileage for the South Island Main Highways 2524 miles Government roads 554 miles

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MAIN ROADS, Evening Post, Volume CVII, Issue 139, 13 June 1924

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