Date1907-1922Reference NumberAms 49DescriptionMinutes of the Te Puke Land Drainage Board from their first meeting on 30th March 1907 through to 5th December 1922, including minutes from special meetings during that period. Location and times of meetings, those present, discussion and decisions.
Some looseleaf clippings from the Bay of Plenty Times giving notice to ratepayers of Te Puke Drainage District of meetings proposing subdivision of the District. One page account of Ratepayers Meeting held in Mission Hall, Te Puke on 29 January 1910.
Items discussed includes settlers requests for applications to the Colonial Secretary for special rating of local areas for the purpose of opening up outlets; making loan applications; cleaning, widening, deepening and removal of timber from creeks and strengthening existing drains; construction of dams for dredging; setting and collection of rates.
In 1895, the Crown established the Te Puke Land Drainage Board to facilitate drainage and clear lands to the west of the Kaituna River, under the Land Drainage Act 1893.LevelCollectionLanguageEnglish
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