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WELLINGTON, December 3. The taking of land for development by notice of intention was the statutory procedure under the Public Works Act, and was exercised in the interests of the
The route from Christchurch to the West Coast crept westward by degrees, No doubt, settlers looking for tracts of land to take up, understandingly enough, had to look further and
Te Pirita airfield, funded by the American airforce, was built in total secrecy in 1942 when a Japanese invasion of New Zealand looked imminent. Three runways, the biggest two miles
From a booklet published in 1990, author unknown.
Staging Posts on the Christchurch to Arthur's Pass section of the Old West Coast Coach Road 1865-1923. Compiled by Peter L. Savage for Historic Resources Unit Department of Conservation June