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Maori Hill.—At last night's ordinary meeting, Mayor Pollock presiding, the Council received a cireular from Christchurch urging the necessity of a training ship being secured for the colony, and expressed their sympathy with the movement, 0. G. Lockhart and S. S. Harlock wrote that for a number of years they had no means of draining their property at Newington except by allowing the waste water to flow on to the Hon. E. Oliver's land, which was the natural drainage. Mr Oliver had lately given notice to discontinue the practice, but on the writers representing to him bow they Btopd .he was good enough to say he would he quite willing to consider any scheme the Council might propose for laying pipes through his property. Referred to the mayor and councillors for South Ward to report. A complaint by Mr B. Pike as to the state of things in Water street, a lot of damage having been done by cattle tramping in the drain, was referred to the mayor nnd councillors for South Ward to act.

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MUNICIPAL., Issue 10422, 17 September 1897

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MUNICIPAL. Issue 10422, 17 September 1897

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