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Reference: HRC 7.7

Record type: Agency

Record: Kuku Drainage Board

Kuku Drainage Board


Date Established:1926
Date Disestablished:1961
Agency Code:HRC 7.7
Successor Agencies:Manawatu Catchment Board and Regional Water Board

The Kuku Drainage Board was set up in 1926. The Board continued to operate after the creation of the Manawatu Catchment Board in 1943, providing a close link to the farmers in the area and carrying out maintenance to the existing drains until the Catchment Board was able to design a comprehensive scheme for the area. In 1961 the Board was dissolved and all functions were taken over by the Catchment Board.

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