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Lower Hutt Past and Present (1941)

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Contents

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Aerial Survey Map Front Inset
Foreword By His Worship The Mayor 4
Introduction 5
Geological — A Brief Survey 67
Early History
The First Missionaries — The New Zealand Company — The Survey Ships — Activity in England 812
Settlement
The Arrival of the Settlers — The First Settlement — Local Government — The Site for the City —The Removal to Thorndon 1318
Maori Wars
Trouble in the Valley — The Fight at Boulcott's Farm — Fort Richmond 1924
Communications
Roads — Railways — Coastal — Telegraph and Telephone 2535
The River
Floods — Bridges — The River Board 3648
Development
Agricultural and Pastoral — Horticultural — Timber — Houses — Industrial and Commercial — Hotels 4963
Educational And Social
Schools — Women's Contribution — Churches — Lodges — Sports and Recreations — Various 6485
The Services
Water Supply — Drainage — Lighting — Gas — Electricity — Parks and Reserves — Town Planning 86100
Administration
The New Zealand Company — Hobson Administration — Local Government — Highways Board — Board of Commissioners — The Town Board — The Beginning of the Borough 101105
The Lower Hutt Borough Council
The Story from the Borough Minutes — Method of Local Government 106133
Appendix
Petition — Proclamation — Statistics — Parliamentary Representatives — Historical Events — Programme of Jubilee Events 134139
Contents
List of Illustrations 140
Historical Map Rear Inset

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