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PRIME MINISTER IN CHRISTCHURCH

[Bkh United Pnzas Association.J OHIUSTCHirRCH, November 25. .V deputation of descendant* of Maori owners of tho Waiau Native Reserve wailed on the Hon. W. F. Massey and urged that the reserve, which consist* of 1.000 acre* on the west bank of the Waiau River, Southland, be definitely conveyed to tho rightful Native owners, and that the stops taken for subdivision be stayed. No title was issued to owners in 1868, and now Abe Crown lay* Flalm to it. Mr Massey promised that the question should be submitted to the Native Land Court 'for inquiry. Tho Prime Minister, tho Mayor, and others visited Lake Coleridge to-day, where Mr Massey performed tire ceremony of turning oil the current in connection with tho hew electric power and lighting scheme.

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PRIME MINISTER IN CHRISTCHURCH, Evening Star, Issue 15659, 25 November 1914

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PRIME MINISTER IN CHRISTCHURCH Evening Star, Issue 15659, 25 November 1914

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