Port Archives, 1914-1936. Box 238

Napier Harbour Board
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Port Archives, 1914-1936. Box 238
File 1/12, 1922-1933. Mishaps.
Shipwrecks and Losses at Sea. Collisions and Casualties on Sea Shore; Vessels Grounding in Harbour; Life Saving; Instruction concerning Apparent Drowning; Railway Crossing Danger; Donations to Charities; Locomotive and Railway Mishaps; References to other Files; “Te Atu” and “Doris” Drownings; Harbour Master’s Monthly Report; Inaccurate Harbour Soundings; Cancer Campaign; Various Appeals; Expenses Incurred Freeing Stranded Boats; Engineer’s Reports; Rock Pinnacle in Harbour Channel; Extract from New Zealand Gazette concerning Towing Vessel Regulations; Newspaper Clipping from Daily Telegraph concerning Life Saving Man; Petition concerning Dangerous Railway Crossing; Newspaper Clipping Herald concerning Woman Drowned.

File 2/12, 1914-1928. Legislation.
Harbours Amendment Bill; Bill to Amend Harbours Act 1923; Local Authorities Empowering (Relief of Unemployment); “Town Planning Bill 1926”; Napier Harbour Board Empowering Loan and Constitution Amendment Act 1927; Local Government Loans Board; Unemployment; Finance Act 1927; Loans; Newspaper Clipping from Hawke’s Bay Herald concerning Loans Sanction; Procedure for book introducing Local Legislation; Controlling Board to Supervise Local Body Loans; Map of Napier Harbour Board Endowments and Reclamation Areas; Map Showing Boundaries and Maraenui Block.

File 3/12, 1924-1933. Riverbanks.
Re-grading; Awatoto Stop Bank for Access Road During Floods; Sketch of Stop Banks in Harbour Board Reserve.

File 4/12, 1924-1936. Stealing.
Theft of Timber from Foreshore; Coal from Bunkers; Burglary at Miss Players Tea Rooms; Interference with Board’s Plant and Gear by Unauthorised persons; Rewards offered for Information, etc.; Claiming of Storm Wreckage.

File 5/12, 1926-1929. Breakwater Harbour Construction.
Reference to Other File; Engineer’s Report; Chairman’s Report; Finance and Work Committee Reports; Napier Harbour Board Empowering and Loan Act 1926
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Handwritten and printed on paper. Blue, black and coloured ink, pencil and coloured pencil. Metal paperclips.
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gifted by Hawke's Bay Regional Council
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m2007/63/238, 51292


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