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NEW ZEALAND
TAURANGA BOROUGH PETITION
AUGUST 1879

Bay of Plenty Times 14 August 1879 p2

NOTICE is hereby given that the following Petition will be for- warded to His Excellency the Governor forthwith, in terms of "The Municipal Corporations Act, 1876."

To his Excellency the Governor of the Colony of New Zealand:
WE, the undersigned Resident Householders in the Town of Tauranga, do hereby pray that the district known as the Town of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, situate in the Waimapu Riding, County of Tauranga, Colony of New Zealand, bounded as follows: — Commencing at the Sandspit, towards the north by highwater mark of Tauranga harbour, towards the east by highwater mark of Tauranga harbour, towards the south by suburban allotments Nos. 59, 58, 55 (CMS No.34), 60, 61, and the southern boundary of Hospital until it intersects the Kopurererua river, towards the west by the eastern bank of the Kopurererua rirer and high water mark of the Waikareao estuary to the point of commencement, and comprising an area of one thousand acres (more or less) as described on the plans attached, — may be constituted a Borough under the 17th clause of "The Municipal Corporations Act, 1876."

ADDER John
ALLELY Thomas
ANQUETEL Francis
ARMITAGE F W
ASHER A
ASHER David
BANYARD Charles
BEATTIE Thomas
BEDINGFIELD V L
BENNETT James Joseph
BENNETT Thomas
BICKERS Henry
BLICK Thomas
BODELL James
BONNER George
BOOTH Thomas J
BROWNLIE John
BUDDLE J F
BUSST James
BUTT Edward
CARTER C G
CARTHY James
CASTAING E
CLAREBROUGH J W
CLARKE C A
CLARKE John C
COLLINS Patrick
COMMONS W M
CONNOR D
CONWAY John
COOK A
CRABBE G A
CUMMINGS George
DAINES Edward
DARRAGH William
DOWNEY Michael
ELLIS Joseph
ESDAILE William C
FENTON James
FITZGERALD Thomas
FRASER R C
GRANT Peter
GRIFFITHS John H
HANNON M
HARVEY William
HENRY Robert
HERBERT Patrick
HORNE J
HOYTE Henry C
HUGHES James
HUTTON Wyndham
JOHNSTON W (A.M)
JORDAN R C
KAY B
KEEFE John
KIERNAN Edward
KING J
KINSLEY Joseph
KIRK Henry
KNOWLES Henry
LEE Louis
LEIGHTON C R
LOUCH Fitzgibbon
MAJOR H D
MANNIX John
MANNIX P
MAXWELL J
McCAW John H
McKINNEY Hugh
McKINNEY John
MEEHAN William
METCALF Bromley
MUNROE James
NEIGHBOUR J L
NORRIS E G
OLIVER John
OWEN Thomas
PIERCY H
PURVIS Fred A
QUINTAL O M
REAY R C L
REDFERN G
REID William
RIORDEN Samuel
ROBERTSON Ann
SANDERS Thomas
SELLARS Daniel
SHAUGHNESSEY P
SHAUGHNESSEY P (Jnr)
SHEATH J H
SIMS James
SNOWDEN Thomas
TAYLOR W W
TOVEY Alex
TUNKS T
TURNER A C
WALMSLEY William
WARBRICK A
WHITCOMBE G H
WOOD Charles
WRIGLEY J D
WRIGLEY Thomas
YOUNG James
YOUNG John C

We, Thomas Tunks, James Bodell, J W Clarebrongh, James Horn, O M Quintal, and E G Norris, do solemnly declare that the signatures affixed to the above petition initialled by us are the genuine signatures of the persons whose they purport to be, and that such persons are resident householders of the district.
T TUNKS
E G NORRIS
JAMES BODELL
J W CLAREBROUGH
O M QUINTAL
JAMES HORNE



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