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MATAWAI NOTES.

A social was held ill the Matawai Hall last evening to bid farewell to Mr. and Mrs. C.- Loane, who are leaving the district. Messrs. J. B. Clark, McKenzie, Jarlov; Tunnicliffe, arid the chairman (Mr. R. J. Fleming) spoko' m the highest terms of the great help Mr. and Mrs. LoanO hud given m the dis-. trict. Tho chairman then, on behalf of the Matawai people, presented Mi*, aud Mrs. Loane with a handsome gift. 'l'he Matawai * public are holding a meeting shortly to discuss the question <>f how to raise funds, m aid of the Red Triangle Fund. .''.", Last night's flood' m the Motu river was the highest for soinp years. It has •lone considerable damage, and the roads are. m. a bad state with slips. I am quite' certain it wa*s the heaviest rain ever experienced m this district. Fortunately the temperature was very mild, and no harm was .done to' stock.— * (Correspondent, April 10.)

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MATAWAI NOTES., Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 14576, 11 April 1918

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MATAWAI NOTES. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 14576, 11 April 1918

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