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'• L%'-W*{ . ;%y;iji ■••.,'• ,■ .... CRUMBS FROM OTIRA'S TABLE. . Thereilgva strong feeling in "New Zealand that the great East Coast- Railway has not received fair treatment at the hands of the Government in comparison with the generous treatment meted out to the Otira Tunnel. When the Govern.v' i ihti) office ! and \vas;faced- : the monetary stringency, the East Coast Railway was discontinued both at Napier and Waihi, whilst money was even then available tor Otira. Even now work has only just been recommenced at Waihi, V" : r and protests have .been made about the delayed starting and the totally inadequate vote for such a great work. The Government's excuse for the delay.in commencing the work was that the foreman selected was required at the Bealey end of . •, OUra.to complete bailasting operations! . " . ' -Auckland Weekly News.

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New Zealand Herald, New Zealand Herald, Volume LI, Issue 15628, 6 June 1914

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'• L%'-W*{ . ;%y;iji■••.,'• ,■ .... CRUMBS FROM OTIRA'S TABLE. . Thereilgva strong feeling in "New Zealand that the great East Coast- Railway has not received fair treatment at the hands of the Government in comparison with the generous treatment meted out to the Otira Tunnel. When the Govern.v' i ihti) office!and \vas;faced-: the monetary stringency, the East Coast Railway was discontinued both at Napier and Waihi, whilst money was even then available tor Otira. Even now work has only just been recommenced at Waihi, V":r and protests have .been made about the delayed starting and the totally inadequate vote for such a great work. The Government's excuse for the delay.in commencing the work was that the foreman selected was required at the Bealey end of . •, OUra.to complete bailasting operations! . " . ' -Auckland Weekly News. New Zealand Herald, Volume LI, Issue 15628, 6 June 1914

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