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Reference: WDC AAG

Record type: Agency

Record: Wanganui and Waitotara Highway District Board

Wanganui and Waitotara Highway District Board


Date Established:1872
Date Disestablished:1884
Agency Code:WDC AAG
Successor Agencies:Waitotara County Council

The first meeting of the Board’s wardens was held on 4 September 1872. Its area appears to have included a large part of south Taranaki, from the Whenuakura River to Wanganui, out to Castlecliff, up the Wanganui River to Kemp’s Pole, and the Waitotara-Brunswick area. With the formation of the Waitotara County Council in 1884 the Board was disestablished, with the new County Council taking over its functions. The final meeting was held 2 June 1884.

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