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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Municipal Office Buildings Once established, local authorities needed somewhere to house their staff. The first structures were often existing buildings that were leased or purchased, but
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- Exhibitions - This is the exhibition area of the website. Here you can view online versions of exhibitions that are held at the Archives Central building. Bricks and Mortar
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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Depots It was once common for councils to employ their own works staff for roading and construction projects. As a result depots and other facilities were
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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Memorials Memorials take many different forms from statues, plinths and obelisks through to libraries, halls and restrooms. Many early memorials, particularly for those remembering World War
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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Amenities Councils have long provided amenities for their communities such as halls, swimming pools, pavilions and grandstands. Pavilions and grandstands were constructed at many parks across
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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Utilities The focus of early Borough Councils and Town Boards was on construction and maintenance of streets and providing suitable drainage, there was little focus on
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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Libraries In the 19th Century many libraries were privately run by local committees, funded through subscription fees from their customers. Councils gradually took over these libraries
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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Housing Councils built housing for a number of different reasons, but the focus at first was for staff. Council depots, gasworks, cemeteries and other facilities often
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  BRICKS AND MORTAR: Council Built Buildings A variety of structures have been built by Councils in the past. These include public buildings containing staff offices, libraries, memorials and even
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  Bricks and Mortar - Council Buildings in the Community There are many Council constructed buildings in the Community. Some of these are quite obvious such as office buildings, libraries,
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  Protecting the Heretaunga Plains In the past, the rivers of the Heretaunga Plains have been known to produce devastating floods. Here is the story of how flood protection works
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  PROTECTING THE HERETAUNGA PLAINS: Maintenance and Expansion, 1940-1970 Following the completion of the Ngaruroro and Tutaekuri River works, attention turned to the Tukituki River. The creation of the Hawke’s
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  PROTECTING THE HERETAUNGA PLAINS: Comprehensive Scheme, 1928-1940 In 1928 an investigating committee set out four options for works on the Ngaruroro and Tutaekuri Rivers. They were a mix of
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  PROTECTING THE HERETAUNGA PLAINS: Hawke's Bay Rivers Board, 1910-1928 The Hawke’s Bay Rivers Board was, by an Act of Parliament, given control of a district which was considered sufficiently
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  PROTECTING THE HERETAUNGA PLAINS: The Early Period, 1867-1910 There are three principal rivers on the Heretaunga Plains: the Tukituki, Ngaruroro and Tutaekuri. These rivers do not have particularly large
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    WW1: COUNCILS DO THEIR BIT   War is Declared New Zealand received the news of the outbreak of war at 1 p.m. on 5 August 1914. Reaction in the official
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  Bridges of Rangitikei County We tend to take bridges for granted, until a storm or significant event damages them. Building up that type of infrastructure was a costly burden
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  Bridges of Rangitikei County: Vinegar Hill Bridge The first bridge at Vinegar Hill was built in 1896. The great 1897 flood washed away one of the support piers and
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  Bridges of Rangitikei County: Mangaweka Bridge Construction of the first bridge at the site started in 1896 and it was designed by the Public Works Department. Many of the land owners
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  Bridges of Rangitikei County: Bulls Bridge The first bridge at the site was constructed in 1873 by the Wellington Provincial Council. It was destroyed in the great flood of