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The following business was transacted at yesterday’s meeting after we went to press : commitments. The following commitments since last meeting were reported ;—The tender (L 9 10s 6d) of Messrs M'Leod and Shaw for erecting dairy annexes had been accepted; the tender of Messrs A. and T. Burt, at schedule prices, for gas fittings in the main building, main annexes, and fisheries court had been accepted; it had been decided to adopt the suggestion of Messrs Morgan and Co. that tho Commissioners should offer a certificate for competition in asphalting for the best work done on the space in front of the Exhibition buildings; the architect had been instructed to get plans for lavatories prepared; the Fisheries Committee had been authorised to accept the tender of LlB of Mr Grimrnett for the building (only) of twelve fish tanks. THE CONCERT HALL, The President stated that the directors intended to take into consideration the desirability of having a gallery erected in the concert hall. The gallery would accommodate about 300 people, and they were informed that the cost would not exceed LIOO. THE BRITISH LOAN COLLECTION. A communication from the Agent-General was read advising the Commissioners that the British loan collection of pictures would be shipped in the Eimutaka.

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EXHIBITION COMMISSIONERS., Issue 7999, 30 August 1889

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EXHIBITION COMMISSIONERS. Issue 7999, 30 August 1889

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