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EXHIBITION NOTES.

It is expected that there will be an overflowing collection of Maori exhibits, and arrangements regarding a magnificentlycarved Native house of massive construction, being 80ft by 20ft, are nearly completed. Up to the present eighty-nine applications have been received from intending Auckland exhibitors. The Auckland Committee have secured sixteen bays, and they intend to secure the services of persons to supervise the exhibits from the district.

The Auckland Society of Arts have suggested that the representatives of the art societies in the four principal centres of the colony should be appointed members of the Exhibition Hanging Committee. Onr Wellington correspondent wires:— '• A crew, to be picked from the Wellington artillery and the torpedo corps, will go into training for the Cutter Race at the Dunedin Exhibition Regatta."

A TEAM OF TONGAN CRICKETERS. Our Wellington correspondent wires : " A team of Tongan cricketers will pay a visit to Dunedin during the Exhibition period. The prime mover in the concern is the Rev. Shirley Baker, ihe Tongan Premier. Mr Mumford, the well-known Auckland player, goes across to the islands to coach the men for a month."

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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