Assorted documents, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund Meetings

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1931

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Booklets, reports and lists related to the minutes of the meetings of the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund housed in a large envelope with the title: Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund.

Documents listed on the cover:

1. Agenda for the fourth meeting of the Central Committee held on 9 March 1932.
2. Schedules containing particulars of applications for assistance from dependants of persons killed and injured persons.
3. Minutes of the fourth meeting of Central Committee containing, inter alia, the decisions arrived at concerning the applications in 2 above.
4. Supplementary Schedule submitted to members of the Executive Committee containing particulars of applications by injured persons and dependants of deceased persons and applications by elderly unemployed. Dated 22 June 1932. (Decisions of Committee advised in H O memo 5 July 1932 under files 87 and 31 Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Records).
5. Second Supplementary Schedule dated 12 August 1932 containing applications as in 4 above (Decision of Committee advised in H O memo 20 August 1932)
6. Third Supplementary Schedule dated 10 November 1932.
7. Fourth Supplementary Schedule dated 17 January 1933.
8. Minutes of the first meeting of the Executive Committee, 6 March 1933.
9. Agenda and minutes of the second meeting of the Executive Committee, 7 June 1933.

There is a tenth document not listed on the cover, of two copies of the Minutes of the second meeting of the Executive Committee set up by the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, held at the acting Prime Minister's Office, Wellington, on Wednesday 7 June 1933, at 10:45am.

The documents include:

1. Booklet, Fourth meeting of Central Committee set up to administer the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to be held at the Prime Minister's Office, Wellington, on Tuesday 8 March 1932, at 10:30am. Agenda Paper with Supporting Schedules and Statement of Account.

Contents: Agenda Paper, pages 1-3.
Schedule A: Matters arising; The Public Trustee's Report; Resolution, pages 4-13:
Matters arising, the Public Trustee's Report and resolutions considered include: People injured whilst engaged in carrying out the dead and injured; Applications for assistance for goods stolen; Assistance to those unemployed as a result of the earthquake; Assistance to elderly unemployed who are not eligible for old age pensions; Assistance towards prosecuting claim against insurance company; Readjustment of claims; Mayor and Town Clerk of Napier Earthquake Relief Fund; Fund under the Control of the Mayor of Hastings; Applications for assistance for repairs to houses received after closing date, 15 August 1931; Appreciation of the work of the Public Trustee as Executive Officer, Central Committee; Progress of the Administration of the Fund.

Schedule B: Matter on agenda, Resolution; pages 14-17.
Matter and resolution considered: Statement of receipts and disbursements.

Schedule C: Matter on agenda, Resolution; pages 18-30.
Matter and resolution considered: The scheme of permanent provision for persons injured and for the dependants of persons injured or killed in the earthquake.
Additional Schedule: Part I: Relief by way of weekly or periodical payments: List of names, payments authorised and amounts; pages 31-38; Part II: Relief by way of pecuniary grant: List of names, payments authorised and amounts; pages 38-40; Part III: Relief by way of endowment for maintenance and benefit: List of names, payments authorised and amounts; pages 40-43.

Schedule D: Matter on agenda, Report and recommendations, Resolution; pages 44-46.
Matter and resolution considered: Whether the amounts advanced from the Relief Fund for repairs to dwellings and for reimbursement of owners who themselves had their repairs attended to, should be treated as free grants.

Schedule E: Matter on agenda, Report and recommendations, Resolution; pages 47-51.
Matter and resolution considered: matters deferred at previous meetings of Committee.

Schedule F: Matter on agenda, Report and recommendations, Resolution; pages 52-54.
Matter and resolution considered: Granting assistance from fund to carry out repairs to drains and late applications for repairs to dwellings.

Schedule G: Matter on agenda, Report and recommendations, Resolution; pages 55-57.
Matter and resolution considered: Health Department financial responsibilities.

Schedule H: Matter on agenda, Report and recommendations, Resolution; pages 58-61.
Matter and resolution considered: Claims of the Napier and Hastings Relief Committees against the Post and Telegraph Department.

Schedule I: Matter on agenda, Report and recommendations, Resolution; pages 62-64.
Matter and resolution considered: Action of Chairman in authorising assistance to carry out repairs to dwellings, and reimbursements to owners who themselves had the work of repairs to the dwellings attended to in 163 cases.

Schedule J: Matter on agenda, Report and recommendations, Resolution; pages 65-67.
Matter and resolution considered: Delegating to the Chairman authority to deal with any further matters that may arise in connection with the administration of the Relief Fund.

2. Schedules containing particulars of applications for assistance from dependants of persons killed and injured persons:
List, Deceased Persons - Provision for Dependants. Details include: Deceased person and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; Capital sum required. Eleven pages.
List, Injured Persons - Provision. Details include: Injured person and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; Capital sum required. Five pages.
List, Injured Persons - No Provision Recommended. Details include: Injured person and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; Capital sum required. Five pages.
List, Supplementary Schedule, Deceased Persons - Provision for Dependants. Details include: Deceased person and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; Capital sum required. One page.
List, Supplementary Schedule, Deceased Persons - No Provision Recommended. Details include: Deceased person and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; Capital sum required. Two pages.

3. Minutes of the Fourth Meeting of the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund held at the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday, 9 March 1932 at 10:30am.
Contents: Minutes from previous meeting addressed, considered and resolved, including list of persons and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; and Capital sums required. Pages 1-28.

4. Supplementary Schedule, submitted to members of the Executive Committee containing particulars of applications by injured persons and dependants of deceased persons and applications by elderly unemployed:
Contents include the following lists: Persons and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; and Capital sums required. Pages 1-15.

5. Second Supplementary Schedule dated 12 August 1932 containing applications by elderly unemployed, and applications by persons injured or dependants of persons injured or killed:
Contents include the following list: Persons and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; and Capital sums required. Pages 1-10.

6. Third Supplementary Schedule dated 10 November 1932 containing applications for assistance for elderly unemployed and applications by persons injured or dependants of persons injured or killed:
Contents include the following list: Persons and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; and Capital sums required. Nine pages.

7. Fourth Supplementary Schedule dated 17 January 1933 applications for assistance for elderly unemployed, further applications, and further assistance in respect of applications previously considered, and further applications by persons injured or dependants of persons injured or killed:
Contents include the following list: Persons and personal particulars; Dependants; Circumstances of Dependants; Recommendations; and Capital sums required. Thirteen pages.

8. Minutes of the First Meeting of the Executive Committee set up by the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, held at the Prime Minister's Office Wellington, at 11am on 6 March 1933.
Contents include: Expenditure, Financing authorisations; allocation of balance of Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund; and supply of additional fencing posts.

9. Second Meeting of the Executive Committee set up by the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to be held at the Prime Minister's Office, Wellington, on Wednesday 7 June 1933, at 10:30am
Contents include: Agenda, page 2.

Schedule A: Matter on agenda, Resolution; pages 2-3.
The Public Trustee's Report considering progress of work in connection with the Wairoa-Gisborne earthquake.

Schedule B: Matter on agenda, Resolution; pages 4-15.
Consideration of application of the balance in the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund and the Wairoa-Gisborne Earthquake Relief Fund, including list of persons and personal particulars; Financial Position of Applicant; Summary of Public Works Department; and Wairoa Committee's Recommendations.

Schedule C: Matter on agenda, Resolution; pages 16-22.
Confirmation of Public Trustee as Executive Officer in authorising assistance from the fund set aside for the elderly unemployed and extension of allowances in respect of persons injured or dependants of persons injured or killed.

10. Two copies, Minutes of the Second Meeting of the Executive Committee set up by the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, held at the acting Prime Minister's Office, Wellington, on Wednesday 7 June 1933, at 10:45am.
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Various coloured papers printed and lined, typed, handwritten, and stamped.
Measurements
Length x Width: 340 x 215mm
Subject period
Subject date
1931-1933
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from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 78238

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