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Farmers to meet Source: Christchurch Press, 30 November 1973

North Canterbury Federated Farmers will call a meeting of all landowners in the 10,000-acre area at Rolleston which the Government is planning to acquire for urban development.


All landowners, whether urban or rural, would be concerned at the implications of the Government's action in undermining confidence in the security of tenure of land, the provincial president (Mr A, F. Wright) said last evening,


Federated Farmers would call a meeting immediately of all affected landowners, he said. Discussions would then be held with the Department responsible and also with the Minister of Works (Mr Watt)

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