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Sess, 11.—1897. NEW ZEALAND.

APPLICATIONS MADE BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR LOANS UNDER "THE GOVERNMENT LOANS TO LOCAL BODIES ACT, 1886," FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1897 (ANNUAL RETURN OF).

Presented to both Houses of the General Assembly in pursuance of Section 50 of " The Government Loans to Local Bodies Act, 1886."

Ebturn showing what Applications have been made by Local Authorities, and which of them have been granted or refused, also what Sums have been granted or advanced, and for what Purposes, and the Names of such Authorities ; what Sums have been borrowed or raised by the Treasurer; and what are the Outstanding Liabilities and the Assets.

List of Applications and Advances during Year ended 31st March, 1897.

Amount Local Authority. applied for. Provisionally granted or refused. Advances. Result of Poll or t „„„, „. Petition. New *£»•* Loans. Years . Purpose of Loan. Remarks. cou: £ 1,000 "TY CO & JNCILS. Clifton £ 1,000 G. Carried To metal portion of Junction Road Part of £2,000, joint loan with Moa Road Board. Under section 22 of the'Act. 225 G. No poll required 223 Construction of Junction Boad Cook 3,000 Construction of Waikohu Bridge and connecting roads. Drainage works at Muhunga Creek Under Section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 22 G. No poll required Ditto.. 22 24 Construction of Muhunga Outlet Drain Construction of Arakihi Eoad and branch road. Construction of roads and bridletrack in Waingoromia Survey District. Metalling parts of Waimata Eoad. To metal portion of Duthie Eoad.. 24 G. 800 G. Carried 800 1,200 Under Section 22 of the Act. Hawera "90 G. No poll required Carried "90 1,000 3,000 2,000 140 1,650 750 1,150 G. G. G. P.G. G. P.G. Carried 2,000 500 Construction of Chapman, Poti, and Anderson Roads. Construction of Bridge Street and five other streets, and Mountain Road. To metal portion of Neill Road. Construction of portion of the Hunter Eoad Construction of portion of Upper Stuart Eoad. Construction of portion of Lower Duthie Road Construction of portion of Hastings Road. Construction of portion of HuttWaikanae Eoad Construction of drainage-works at Mangapori Creek. Construction of Tokomaru Bridge . and metalling main road. Uncompleted. Uncompleted. 600 Uncompleted. Horowhenua 170 P.G. 150 1,400 Carried forward 14,021 4,661 4,350

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I ProviAmount \ sionalli Result Advai .CBH. Purpose of Loan. Remarks. Local Authority. applied granted for. or refused. of Poll or Petition. New Loans. Loans of Previous Years. C( -UNTY iounoi: liS— continued. £ 14,021 230 Carried £ 4,661 230 4,350 Construction of portion of HuttWaikanae Road. Construction of portion (5f miles) of Gollans Road. Construction of portion of the HuttWaikanae Road. Works in Onga Riding. Construction of Pakihikura, Mangapapa, and Mangatieka Roads. Construction of bridge over Kiwitea River Construction of Vinegar Hill Road bridge (additional loan) One-sixth share of extra cost of repairing Onepuhi Bridge Construction of Vinegar Hill Road bridge. Construction of Kiwitea Cross Road and two other roads. Construction of McBeth's Road, &c. Construction of Terrace Road. Construction of Oroua River bridge. Construction of Perry's Road. Formation of roads, &c, within the county. County Council's share of cost of rebuilding bridge over Rangitikei River Metal Rowe's line and portion of Hammond's line. Construction of portion of Tutaekara Road, west of railway-line. Construction of portion of Tutaekara Road, east of railway-line. Construction of portion of Hill Street and Reservoir Street, Makuri. Construction of portion of Ridge Rd. To metal roads in MastertonMangahao Special Settlement Construction of Kaitawa Ridge Road and other roads. Construction of roads leading to Matarua Creamery. Construction of bridge over Whenuakura River. Formation of bridle-track in Omona District. Construction of roads in Tamaki Riding. Construction of roads in Coal Creek Riding. Construction of roads, bridges, and drains in Pohangina Township. Construction of roads in Awahou Riding. Construction of Kiwitea-Kimbolton Road bridge (share of cost) Construction of Onepuhi Bridge (share of cost) Construction of roads in Mangapikopiko Riding. Construction of Upper Cross Road. Construction of portion of Main Cross Road in Mangapikopiko and Coal Creek Ridings. Construction of roads in Pohangina and Mangaone Ridings Ditto. Construction of portion of Gorge Rd. Construction of roads in Mangaone and Pohangina Ridings Construction of roads in Awahou Riding. Construction of portion of Coleman's Road Construction of Vinegar Hill Road bridge Brought forward Hutt .. G. 500 G. 500 500 P.G. Uncompleted. Kiwitea 3,000 1,524 G. G. Carried 1,800 1,400 37 400 150 G. G. No poll required Ditto.. 37 400 Under section 22 of the Act. Under Public Works Act. Uncompleted. 750 660 230 200 323 200 Under section 113 of "Public Works Act, 1894." Manawatu 6^000 G. Carried 500 700 G. No poll required 650 Pahiatua 1,400 G. Carried 1,400 200 G. 200 175 458 400 G. G. P.G. 175 458 1,500 Uncompleted. 2,000 Patea 1,135 625 Pohangina 956 G. Carried 956 Under Public Works Act. Ditto. 1,200 G. 1,200 924 G. 245 552 G. Carried 552 141 G. No poll required Ditto.. 141 152 G. 152 324 G. Carried 324 871 116 G. G. 189 116 1,143 R. Not in compliance with terms of the Act. Uncompleted. 3,971 1,000 1,181 P.G. P.G. P.G. 978 Rangitikei 22 G. No poll required Ditto.. 22 Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 275 G. 275 Carried forward 42,523 15,933 13,601

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Local Authority. Amount applied for. Provisionally granted or refused. Kesult of Poll or Petition. Npw Loans ot Loans 1>rCTious Loans. Y ears . Lvances. Purpose of Loan. Remarks. CO1 lUNTY ( I0UNCII jS— continued. £ 42,523 800 700 Carried No poll required Carried £ 15,933 800 700 £ 13,601 Construction of Otairi Road. Share of cost of rebuilding bridge over Rangitikei River Construction of Ngaruru Road. Repairs of flood-damage to Onepuhi Bridge Construction of bridge over Rangitikei River at Vinegar Hill. Construction of Mangahoe Main Road Brought forward Rangitikei G. G. Under Public Works Act. 250 450 G. 250 Under Public Works Act. Uncompleted. Ditto. 130 G. No poll required 130 306 R. 225 Construction of portion of Coleman's Road Construction of Morgan's Road .. tTot in compliance with terms of the Act. Under Public Works Act. Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. 10 Stratford 1,900 500 P.G. P.G. Carried Construction of Patea River bridge at Stratford Construction of portion of Mountain Road in Stratford Township Form and bridge Brewer Street, Strathmore 10 400 P.G. P.G. No poll required Form Wingrove Road in Pukengahu Block Construction of Brecken and Brook's Road. Complete the metalling of the Cheal Road. Metal the Sole Road Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. Uncompleted. 500 800 40 Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 30 100 100 300 400 1,000 Construction of Waingongoro Road Construction of ManaiaRoad South and other roads Form and bridge Brewer Street, Strathmore. Formation of the Mangaehu Road. Construction of the Ronald Road. Construction of portion of Palmer's Road. Construction of Standish Road Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 20 Waipa Waipawa Wairarapa North 300 175 60 G. G. No poll required No poll required Carried 175 60 130 65 198 90 25 70 Formation of Mangaehu Road Construction, of Sole Road Construction of Beaconsfield Road and other roads Construction of Stratford-Opunake Road Construction of Manaia Road North Contraction of portion of Mountain Road Share of cost of erection of bridge over Waipa River at Ngaruawhia Construction of six roads and three bridges in Umutaoroa Special District Construction of bridge at Napier's Crossing Rebuilding bridge over Pori Creek on Pori Road Bketahuna to Tinui Road diversion Formation of Castle Hill Road Construction of bridge over Tiraumea River at Napier's Crossing. Construction of Maungatakato Rd. Construction of Murewai-Mahia Road Construction of Papakaio watersupply scheme. Construction of cart-road from Tarapuruki boundary Under Public Works Act. Uncompleted. Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 240 P.G. Uncompleted. 1,000 180 P.G. P.G. 600 "50 G. No poll required 50 700 Under section 22 of the Act. Wairoa.. Waitaki 1,000 Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. Waitotara 140 No poll required 300 Construction of the Rangitatau West Road. Construction of cart-road from Tarapuruki boundary. 400 18,098 20,704

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Local Authority. Amount applied for. Provisionally granted or refused. Eesult of Poll or Petition. New Loans of T.nnno Previous Loans. Tears _ Advances. Purpose of Loan. Remarks. Ri IAD BO. A.RDS. Arai £ £ 100 Construction of road from near Arai Bridge to Waimata Native Reserve. Construction of waterworks. Construction of Egmont Road between Devon Road and part of Section 44 Complete formation of the Mangaoranga Road. Metal portion of Central Road, Parkville. Construction of roads in Stirling Special-settlement Block. Formation of Nireha and No. 3 South Roads inWellington Specialsettlement Block. Construction of Norlings Road. Metalling the Tawataia Road. Construction of the Mangatainoka Valley Road. Construction of Glenburn-IPahaoa Road. Construction of road in Block XV., Kairanga Survey District. Repairs of flood-damages to bridges and road Construction of the Frankley Road Arch Hill Egmont 500 P.G. Carried 1,800 Uncompleted. Eketahuna 200 G. Carried 200 80 G. 80 500 78 50 650 1,000 // ' • Featherston ■■ 300 Fitzherbert 2,500 G. Carried 2,500 1,100 P.G. Uncompleted. Frankley 110 G. No poll required! 110 Under section 22 of the Act. Manawatu Manchester 500 165 Construction of the Frankley Road. Construction of the Long Melford Rd. One-third cost of erection of Onepuhi Bridge. Construction of roads in No. 3 subdivision Erection of Mangaone Creek bridge Erection of bridge over Kiwitea Stream Half-cost of erection of bridge over Stony Creek on Henderson's line Ditto 957 G. No poll required Ditto.. 957 Under Public Works Act. Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 169 G. 169 42 50 G. G. 42 50 232 G. 232 Under Public Works Act. Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. 20 G. 20 150 P.G. Carried Widening, &c, part of the Bunnythorpe Road Construction of bridge over Kiwitea Stream on Kimbolton Road. Metalling a portion of Cross Road East. Construction of portion of Denbigh Road. Construction of Flint Road West.. Construction of Cross Road 500 Manganui 200 G. Carried 200 1,000 250 20 G. P.G. No poll required 1,000 Uncompleted. Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. Masterton Mauku '.300 110 50 50 P.G. P.G. G. G. Carried No poll required No poll required Carried 50 50 175 83 320 Construction of portions of Standish and Gambria Streets. Construction of portions of Croydon Road Formation of the Cross Road. Construction of Mikimiki Road .. Construction of portion of road fronting Te Ore Ore Estate Metal portions of Patumahoe and Pukekohe Roads Metal portions of Union and Waiuku Roads To form portion of Mangaoranga Road. To form portion of Daggs Road. To form and partly metal the Bowen Road. Formation of the Baker Road. To form portion of the Tariki Road. Metal portion of Lepper Road South. Metal portion of Norfolk Road West Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. Mauriceville 200 G. 200 225 G. 600 Moa 150 550 500 G. G. E. Carried 150 550 230 Not in compliance with terms of the Act. Uncompleted. 400 150 300 G. P.G. G. Carried Carried 300 Formation of portion of Durham Rd. Formation of portion of Suffolk Rd. Construction of portion of Norfolk Road East. Construction of portion of Upland Road North. 200 G. Carried forward 10,765 6,860 7,051

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Local Authority. Amount applied lor. Provisionally granted or refused. Advances. Besult °* £#> or „ Loans of Petition - &L j&jjg, Purpose oJ Loan. Remarks. EOAD I iOARDS--continued. Brought forward Moa £ 10,765 400 £ 6,860 250 7,051 Formation of portion of Norfolk Eoad West. (Part of joint loan) Metal portion of Junction Road. Construction of Dudley Road East Construction of Hursthouse Road and form portion of Lepper Road Metal a portion of Dudley Road West Ditto. Metal a portion of Lincoln Road. Construction of Waikawa Bridge and its approaches. Construction of Forest Lakes Road. Construction of Awahohonu Road. Construction of portion of Opua Road Ditto. Construction of portion of Namu Road. Metalling the Ihaia Road. Construction of dray-road on south side of Manganui Stream G. Carried 1,000 G. Carried 1,000 150 225 P.G. P.G. Carried Carried Uncompleted. 40 G. No poll required 40 Under section 22 of the Act. 400 200 Otaki '200 G. Carried Uncompleted. 190 100 Parihaka 1,500 P.G. 600 400 Ponawa 40 P.G. No poll required 55 Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. Taratahi - Carterton Ditto .. 300 G. Carried 300 Construction of Manning Road. 37 P.G. No poll required Construction of Matarawa Bridge.. Construction of Anderson's line and three other roads Construction of Matarawa Bridge. Construction of Waihoanga Road extension Metalling main roads, &c. Construction of branch road from Bideford-Te Ore Ore Main Road Construction of portion of Mangawhero Road Construction of portion of Auroa Rd Construction of Upper Manaia Rd. Construction of Watino Road South Construction of portion of Keri Rd. Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. Uncompleted. 400 P.G. Te" Horo No poll required 370 ' 50 Under section 22 of the Act. Turanga Upper Taueru .. 300 P.G. 388 Uncompleted. Waimate 99 G. No poll required Ditto.. Carriec 99 Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 90 450 300 100 G. G. G. G. 90 450 300 100 I Under section 22 of the Act. No poll required I 198 85 450 Construction of Watino Road. Construction of portion of Oeo Road Waipipi Waiwakaibo 800 150 500 P.G. G. G. Carried Carried Metalling Main Road Metal portion of the Korito Road. Construction of portion of the Kent Road. Metal roads in the Tokomaru township Construction of road through Horowhenua Village-homestead Block Uncompleted. 450 P.G. Carried Uncompleted. Wirokino 250 P.G. Uncompleted. 18,546 9,489 10,537 Alexandra Cromwell 2,150 230 SOROUi SHS. Uncompleted. Dannevirke Feilding 2,500 100 9 P.G. P.G. P.G. G. G. Carried No poll required Ditto.. 'ioo 9 286 Construction of waterworks Reconstruction of the Kawarau Bridge Construction of waterworks Construction of Kiwitea-Kimbolton Road bridge Construction of Mangaone Bridge Construction of Kiwitea-Kimbolton Eoad bridge. Construction of waterworks. Construction of bridge over Mangatainoka River Construction of waterworks. Construction of drainage-works. Construction of drainage-works .. Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. Greytown Pahiatua 2,000 P.G. Carried 'l60 Under section 22 of the Act. Patea Petone .. Timaru 300 G. Carried 300 2,000 4,000 11,289 P.G. Uncompleted. 409 2,446

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List of Applications and Advances— continued.

Cash balance, Ist April, 1896 ...... £ ,'i d ; £ s, d ' Debentures issued for purpose of making loans .. .. .. .. 93 qqq q q Loans granted to Local Bodies.. .. .. .. .. __ gg 13g q q ' Loans granted under " The Government Loans to Local Bodies Act Amendment Act] 1891 ".'.' 81,016 18 6 T , , , 97,149 18 6 Less refunds by— £ s d Manawatu Eoad Board .. .. .. 55 0 0 Patea County Council .. .. .. 78 111 Strattord County Council.. .. .. ..1 711 13 1 Wairarapa North County Council .. .. .. 500 0 0 Parihaka Eoad Board .. .. .. .. X5O 0 0 2,494 15 0 94,655 3 6 Cash balance, 31st March, 1897 .. .. .. .. £3 10 1

Statement of Liabilities and Assets. Outstanding liabilities, — £ g( j n •, „ , Debentures issued under " The Government Loans to Local Bodies Act, 1886 "• .. .. .. .. .. ~ __ 1054 100 0 0 Under " The Government Loans to Local Bodies Act, 1886 " — Money promised to Local Authorities whioh have complied with the provisions of the Actf .. .. 35 963 0 0 Money liable to be advanced as required when the provisions of the Act are complied with .. .. 41 047 0 0 Under " The Government Loans to Local Bodies Act Amendment Act, 1891 "— Unpaid balance of loans .. .. .. .. 17 217 0 0 Applications for loans for which the necessary steps are not yet completed .. .. .. .. .. 40,456 0 0 57,673 0 0 . £1,188,783 0 0

* £912,300 of this amount has been converted into Consolidated Stock debentures under " The Consolidated Stock Act 1884 " t Including second year's grants, for which all formalities have been completed. am X acli, 10B1 '

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Provisionally granted or refused. Advances. Local Authority. Amount applied for. Result of Poll or T . Petition. New J ,08, ™ of Loans. Purpose of Loan. Eemarks. T< 3WN BOARDS. I O 1 iWN BO. 300 £ & I j Share of cost of rebuilding bridge over Rangitikei River 100 Construction of roads and streets. Construction of bridge over Waipa River at Ngaruawahia Construction of portion of Fenton and Cordelia Streets. Construction of portion of Cloton St. Construction of drainage-works 100 £ I Bulla .. P.G. Under Public Works Act. Uncompleted. Clyde .. Ngaruawahia 300 P.G. Carried 100 Uncompleted. Stratford 500 G. Carried 300 Waipawa 100 300 P.G. P.G. Rejected Uncompleted. 1,500 300 100 Aka Aka dra: -LUU INAGB BOARDS. :nagb Uncompleted. 600 P.G. Construction of main eastern and main western drains Construction of drainage-works Aorangi Land 570 G. No poll required Ditto.. 570 Under section 22 of the Act. Under section 22 of the Act. Uncompleted. 1,000 P.G. Manawatu Land Otakia 500 G. Carried - 200 3,000 Construction of drainage-works. Reconstruction of main public drains. Construction of drainage-works in Special District No. 1 Construction of drainage-works in Special District No. 2 3,000 3,000 Sluggish River .. 100 G. No poll required Ditto.. 100 Under section 22 of the Act. Ditto. 180 G. 180 2,950 1,050 Under Section 2 OF " 'he Gove IBNMENT Loans 10 Local Bodies Act Amendment A< IT, 1891." Minister of Lands 23,195 589 30,428 Opening up for settlement various blocks of land. 67,215 107,594* 29,935 *!,! (49 has to be deducted from this amount for loans refused. No' ™.—P. a., provisionally granted ; G., granted; B., refused.

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Statement op Liabilities and Assets— continued. . , £ s. d. £ a. d. £ s. d. Assets, — Payments for twenty-six years of 5 per cent, per annum on ..„.„-„ , A amount of inscribed debts of Local Bodies (£881,338 19s. Id.*) 1,145,740 12 10 Less amount paid in respect of the annual repayments 22d,b74 d a 922 066 9 2 Inscribed debt undec " The Government Loans to Local Bodies Act Amendment Act, 1891 " ZHSq irq Less amount refunded on disposal of lands .. ■• ia J 154 271 1 3 Sinking fund created under section 5 of " The Government Loans to Local Bodies Act Amendment Act, 1892" .. •• •• £1185,194 11 5

SS Hal EEI SSoel Act, 1891," up to the a* March, 1897, was £177,860 18s. 6d.

♦This amount represents the debt as inscribed on the let February 1897 It includes«*» tojggb ed stock exchanged tor debentures under " The Eoads and Bridges Construction Act, 1882," amounting to £89,878 Bs. 9d. (See 8.-13,1891.)

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B-14 APPLICATIONS MADE BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR LOANS UNDER "THE GOVERNMENT LOANS TO LOCAL BODIES ACT, 1886," FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1897 (ANNUAL RETURN OF)., Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1 January 1897

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