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Reference: HRC 7.8

Record type: Agency

Record: Hokio Drainage Board

Hokio Drainage Board

Date Established:1925
Date Disestablished:1956
Agency Code:HRC 7.8
Successor Agencies:Manawatu Catchment Board and Regional Water Board

The Hokio Drainage Board was set up in 1925. 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 1956 the Board was dissolved and all functions were taken over by the Catchment Board.

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