Assorted documents, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, Local Committee, Hawke's Bay County

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1931

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A file containing memoranda and meeting minutes of the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, Local Committee, Hawke's Bay County. This file is marked as closed and has the number 50562 repeatedly stamped on the cover. This file also bears the number 9547 and is titled: Head Office, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund. Local Committee Napier. Relief Fund.

The documents include:

Letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to W Tucker, County Council Chambers, Napier, dated 22 March 1932. This letter accompanied enclosed meeting minutes.

Extract from the minutes of the Central Committee meeting held on 9 March 1932: Services of Local Committees.

Letter from the Engineer in Chief, Public Works Department, Wellington, to The Public Trustee, Wellington, dated 14 January 1932, regarding: efficient services of Public Works Department.

Memorandum from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to Right Honourable Prime Minister, Wellington, dated 11 January 1932. It states that the work of Hawke's Bay County Committee is complete and that further matters were to be settled by the Napier Relief Committee.

Correspondence between J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund; The Engineer in Chief, Public Works Department, Wellington; G W Forbes, Right Honourable Prime Minister, Wellington; and Mr Coad, Public Trust Office, Napier, dated between 11 January 1932 and 18 December 1931. This correspondence concerns the disbanding of the Earthquake Relief Committee for Hawke's Bay County and the minutes of the final meeting.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, held at Tiffen Park House, Napier, on 11 December 1931 at 10am.
Contents: People Present; Reimbursement Applications; Late Applications; Unpaid Accounts for which Loans have been granted; Business arising out of minutes of Central Committee; General.

Memorandum from Mr Coad, Public Trust Office, Napier, to Public Trustee, dated 15 December 1931. This memorandum concerns the disbanding of the Earthquake Relief Committee for Hawke's Bay County.

Copy of an extract of minutes from a meeting of the Sub-Committee of the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, held on 10 June 1931. This extract concerns a claim made by members of the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Committee for payment of travelling expenses out of the Relief Fund.

Correspondence between Public Trust Offices, from Head Office and Napier, J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund; The Engineer in Chief, Public Works Department, Wellington; G W Forbes, Right Honourable Prime Minister, Wellington; and Mr Coad, Public Trust Office, Napier, dated between 8 June 1931 and 20 May 1931, regarding: relief; free grant for chimneys; reimbursement of owners who have made their own repairs; defective workmanship on chimneys; applications; artesian wells; meetings; accounts for payment; travelling expenses of Committee members; secretarial work; Public Works Department.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, held in the County Council Boardroom on 11 May 1931 at 11am.
Contents: People Present; Approved Applications.

Memorandum from Public Trust Offices, Wellington to Napier, dated 11 May 1931, regarding: Meetings; Members' Expenses; Applications of financial assistance up to £100; Accounts.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, held in the County Council Boardroom, on 4 May 1931 at 11am.
Contents: People Present; Approved Applications; Resolutions.

Memorandum from the Napier Public Trust Office to the Wellington Public Trust Office, dated 5 May 1931, regarding: meeting minutes.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, held in the County Council Boardroom, on Monday 27 April 1931.
Contents: People Present; Resolutions.

Memorandum from the Chief Inspector, Tiffen Park House, to The County Clerk, Hawke's Bay County Council, Napier, dated 5 May 1931, regarding: refund of inspector's salary; recovery of amounts advanced.

Notes for file, from the Chief Inspector, dated 5 May 1931, regarding the Hawke's Bay County Committee.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, held in the County Council Boardroom, on Monday 20 April 1931 at 11am.
Contents: People Present; Correspondence; Motions and Resolutions.

Memorandum from the Public Trust Head Office to the Public Trust Office Napier, dated between 28 April 1931 and 23 April 1931, regarding meeting minutes.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, held in the County Council Boardroom, on Monday 30 March 1931 at 11am.
Contents: People Present; Motions and Resolutions.

Two copies of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, held in the County Council Boardroom, on Monday 13 April 1931 at 2pm.
Contents: People Present; Correspondence; Accounts passed for payment; General.

Memorandum from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to Right Honourable Prime Minister, Wellington, dated 24 April 1931, regarding the resolution of a complaint made by Mr Campbell MP about the slow work of the Hawke's Bay County Committee.

Form, Notes Relating to Interview with Public Trustee, Estates Division, dated 23 April 1931, regarding work now underway in Mr H M Campbell's electorate.

Memo for file, dated 14 April 1931, regarding the Honourable R Masters, Hawke's Bay County Council.

Copy of Notes of a Deputation from the Hawke's Bay County Council (introduced by Mr H M Campbell MP) which waited on the Honourable R Masters MLC at Wellington on 25 March 1931. Regarding Assistance for County in Respect of Earthquake Damage: County in debt, therefore requesting financial relief. Twelve pages.

Memorandum from Public Trust Office Napier to Head Office, dated 2 April 1931, regarding water for Westshore.

Copy of a letter from the Prime Minister to The Chairman, Havelock North Town Board, Havelock North, dated 27 March 1931, regarding a request for a grant for clearing debris.

Letter from the County Clerk, Hawke's Bay County Council to The Public Trustee, Wellington, dated 31 March 1931, regarding meeting minutes and water for Westshore.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Council Earthquake Relief Committee, held at Tiffen Park House on Monday 16 March 1931, at 11am.
Contents: People Present; Motions and Resolutions.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to the Chairman of the Hawke's Bay County Council, Napier, dated 26 March 1932, regarding meeting minutes.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to Mr H M Campbell, House of Representatives, Wellington, dated 26 March 1931, regarding: deputation and decisions arrived at.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to F W Furkert, Engineer in Chief, Public Works Department, Wellington, dated 26 March 1931, regarding work in the Hawke's Bay district.

Memorandum from the Public Trust Head Office to Napier, dated 26 March 1931, regarding meeting minutes.

Copy, Report, Hawke's Bay County Council Essential Repairs to Dwellings; Cartage of water to Westshore.

Memorandum from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawkes Bay Earthquake Relief Fund to Right Honourable Prime Minister, Wellington, dated 26.3.31, regarding: water supply for Westshore.

Letter from the County Clerk, Hawke's Bay County Council, to the Chairman, Earthquake Committee, Wellington, dated 18 March 1931, regarding Westshore people in dire need of water, request cartage until pipeline restored.

Memorandum from Geo W Forbes to W E Barnard, Napier, dated 3 March 1931, regarding water supply to Westshore; loans; assistance.

Telegram from W E Barnard to the Right Honourable Prime Minister, dated 2 March 1931, message: earthquake has severely damaged the Westshore domestic water supply; County cannot lawfully pay for repairs out of general funds, requests government grant.

Correspondence between J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund; Chairman, Earthquake Committee, Wellington; Secretary to the Treasury, The Public Trustee, Wellington; A H Ferguson, County Clerk; G W Forbes, Right Honourable Prime Minister, Wellington; Public Trust Offices: Head Office, Wellington and Napier, dated between 26 March 1931 and 11 March 1931, regarding: accounts for payment; travelling expenses of Committee members; secretarial work; Public Works Department.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Council Earthquake Relief Committee, held at Tiffen Park House on Monday 9 March 1931 at 2:30pm.
Contents: People Present; motions and resolutions.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Council Earthquake Relief Committee, held at Tiffen Park House on Monday 6 March 1931 at 11am.
Contents: People Present; motions and resolutions.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Council Earthquake Relief Committee, held at Tiffen Park House on Monday 4 March 1931, at 2pm.
Contents: People Present; motions and resolutions.

Newspaper clipping from The Evening Post, 11 March 1931: Chimneys in Earthquake Area.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office Head Office, Hastings, Wellington and Napier, and the Clerk, Hawke's Bay County Council, dated between 26 March 1931 and 7 March 1931. This correspondence concerns the appointment of members to board and carting water to Westshore.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Council Earthquake Relief Fund Committee, held at Tiffen Park House on Monday 2 March 1931, at 11am.
Contents: People Present; Chimney reconstruction; motions and resolutions.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office Head Office, Hastings, Wellington and Napier, dated between 3 March 1931 and 27 February 1931. This correspondence concerns the appointment of members to board and carting water to Westshore.

Minutes of the First Meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Council Earthquake Relief Fund Committee, held at the Council Chambers, Napier, on Wednesday 18 February 1931 at 12am.
Contents: People Present; Scope of relief; Havelock North; Clive and Southern Ridings; Northern Ridings; Westshore; Earthquake Orphans; Charges on Relief Funds; Meetings.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Earthquake Relief Fund Committee, held in the Napier Borough Council Chambers on Wednesday 25 February 1931 at 10am.
Contents: People Present; motions and resolutions.

Copy of minutes from a meeting of the Hawke's Bay County Council Earthquake Relief Fund Committee, held in the Napier Borough Council Chambers on Wednesday 27 February 1931 at 11am.
Contents: People Present; motions and resolutions.

Two permits for Benzine issued by N P Eriksen, Chairman, Greenmeadows Relief.

Correspondence between J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund; G W Forbes, Right Honourable Prime Minister, Wellington; W G Jarvis, Clerk, Taradale Town Board; H R Dadelszen, Chairman of the Board, Havelock North Town Board; and A H Ferguson, County Clerk, Napier, dated between 5 March 1931 and 20 February 1931. This correspondence concerns the Taradale Town Board, cleaning up Havelock North and earthquake relief committees and jurisdictions.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Various coloured papers printed and lined, typed, handwritten, and stamped, bound by cotton tape.
Measurements
Length x Width: 340 x 215mm
Subject period
Subject date
1931-1932
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Credit line
from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 78331

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