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High Water. To-morkow. Talaroa Heads : 7.22 a.m., 7.4* pro. Port Chalmers : 5.2 a.m., 8.23 p.m. lunodin: 8.47 a.m., 9.8 p.m. Monday.—Taiaroa Heads: B.C a.m,, 8.31 p.m. Port Chalmers: 8.46 a.m., 9.1 p.m. Dunedin: 9.31 a.m., 9.50 p.m. Part Chalnier*. ARRIVED.— August 17. Aorangi, R.M.S.. 4,163 tons, Sutcliffe, from PJynnutk (June 29) via Cape Town, Hobart, and Wellington. Pasaicgers from Loiidm : Second saloon —Miss Schiimptou, Master F. Rodgers, Mr and Mrs J. Nay lor. Stceiago—Mr and Mrs T. Peates, Mrs Simpson, Misses J Bowman, Simpson, Messrs H. M l\ Cameron, D. Feenley. Inveroargill, s.b,, 136 tons, Suudatrum, from Invercargill. SAILED.-August 16. Mahinapua, s.d., 201 tons, Todd, for the West Coast. Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, Erewer, for Oiicaru. The Mahinapua left the Rattray street wharf at 6 p m. yea'erday with cargo and paueugers fur Wu*t Coast ports The Inverc.irgill arrived at Port Chalmers at *».30 a.m. tc-ihy, aud after landing fiity-nine tales wool at the expoit pier, alio steamed up to Dunedin. Hw Ms Invercargill at 4.30 p.m. yesterday, and had S.W. winds along the ci>a«t. The Beautiful Star left Dunedin at 10 p.m. yesterday with cargo and passengers for Oaroaru. Tho dredgo No. 223 is takicg in ooal at tho P.attray street wharf. The ship "VVairnato was towed down to Tort Chalmers this forenoon by the tugs Koputai a: d Plucky. At tin public meeting held at New Plymouth kstnighttodiscusshavbor matters, tho following resolution was passed:—" 1 hat as tiie Harbor Hoard is unable from want of funds to protect the harbor works from smious injures by drifting sand, and as tho financial portion is raiinly duo to the operations of the land laws of previous years, the Government be applied to to grant immediate assistance to the Boaid to enable it to keep the harbor open to its largo and increasing traffic." A commission ofiatepayers was appointed to aot as a comnVttee of advice on harbor affairs, and to confer with the Harbor Board in bringiog before the Govui uvnsnt the resolution?, aud to appoint two delegates to prooeod to Wellington to intorview the Government. It was stated that all the Union Company's steamem would soon cease to cill at th) b:eakwa'er unless tho Government gave more assistance to dredge away tha sand, which could be done for a few thousand pounds. The ship Waimate was towed down from Dunedin this forenoon, aud berthed at the expoit pier. Captain Gibson, of Lyttelton, has received the appointment of surveyor for the Bureau Veritas, otherwise French Lloyd's, for New Zealand. ARRIVAL OF THE AORANGI. The Aorangi, from Plymouth \ia Teneriffe, C-ipe Town, Hobart, and Wellington, arrived iff Taiaroa Heads at 140 a.m. to-day, and anchored until 639 a.m., when feho erossed the aud steamed up the harbor, berthing at the George ttreet pier shortly after 7 a.m., when she a'; onec communed to discharge lur ergo for this psrt, wiiin CDiiaUts of some 390 torid. The Adnngi u i-till under tho command of Captain SutcluF. who brings with him tho following officers: Mr R. Archibald, chief; Mr T. Buchanan, *econd; Mr G. D. Armstrong, third ; Mr H. H. Wils u, fouith ; surgoon, Dr J. H. K .'/arvisj Mr A. G. Reynolds (hie of the Union Oompin?), purser, Mr K. Sloane still occupies ton old position es chief ttotvar- 1 , and tho engineering department u under tho chargo of Mr W. Eider. We are indebted to Mr Buchanan, the navigating officer, for the follow in? report of her pisjoge:—Left Plymouth at 2 p.m. on June 2fl; experienced fine weather to arrival at Teneriffe, at which poit she arrived at 3 7 a m. on July 4; coaled, and left again at 11.27 am. nama day, and on tho following day, at 3 a.m , passed the steamer louic, homeward bound; fine weather continued until reaching latitude 2 leg N., on July 10, whon ths took the first of the.S.K. trade, and cro-aed the Equator same ihy in longitude Bdeg 48min W.; the trado was strong throughout, accompanied by a very heavy head sea; arrived at Capetown at 11.38 a.m. on July 20; coaled, ar.d left again at 450 p.m. same day; had moderfttewesterlyandS.W. winJs r.ntil July 20, in latitude 45deg S., longitude kilieg E., when a succession of northerly j»'<lea continued until she passed the meridian of C.ipo Leeuwin, when she met moderate easterly weather, aui on Augu3t 7.spoko the birquo Cormorant for Biisbane, arriving at Hobart at 3 p.m. on AuKUst 8 Landed thirty-four paspcagerß and 271 tons of cargo, and pushed on again at 11,15 a, m. on the 9th inst; hid moderate to fresh westerly winds across, and naohed Wellington at 2 pm. on the 13th; discharged <!01 tons of cargo, and left aga'n at 0 p.m. on the loth. Had light northerly winds with fine weather down the coast. Shipping Telegrams. Littelton, August 16.—Onwaiti, for Westport.—Crusader, from Lcndon (May 11). Passengers: Mr and Mrn Miller, Messrs Ri'cy, Brooks. Owing to having a quantity of gunpiwder aboard she anchored opposite Camp Biy. See met very unsteady, baißteroua weather while i mining down her easting, during which .'he shipped heavy seas, cau<eng considerable damage to the b>ats forward, deckhoiuo. and forecastle doore, and washtd away SOfsof the topgallant bu'wark?, besides sheep-pens. She will be berthed to-morrow. Fluff, August 16.-5 p.m., Wairarapa, for Melbourne, Before her departure the Customs officers seized thirty sacks of reck oysters from Auckland, and reshipried at Dunedin for Melbourne.

Auckland, August 10. nauroto, for th? South. PasuoDgerß: For Dunedin - Me3brs Rtcwart, Sinclair, and two children ; and eleven ftuerago.—Jubilee, for the South. Passengers : For Dunedin—Miss N. Korwii?, aud several steerage. Wklunsto.v, August 16.-A Urge steamer with three masts and two funnels, the latter painted yollow, passed through Cook Strait from tho westward at three o'clock tbi3 afternoon. She is bound Pouth, anl is believed to ho the ?.?. Biylcy, from London via Sydney and Rockhampton, for the BlnfF.—Rotorua, for Lyttelton Passengers: Mr and Mrs Muter, Messrs Stevens, M'Gregor Wright, and Conna'

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SHIPPING, Issue 7988, 17 August 1889

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