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NEW ZEALAND AND WORLD WAR ONE
SOLDIER SETTLEMENTS
KAIRANGA, PALMERSTON NORTH, MANAWATU

To give returning soldiers a new start after the First World War the New Zealand Government made purchases of land under the Discharged Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.

These blocks were subdivided into sections and the offered to returned soldiers

The following were the soldiers and the farms that they won by ballot. Some soldiers did not stay long and the farms were offered to other returned soldiers hence more than one name for a farm number.

For further information see the book - Nga Tangata Me Te Whenua - Kairanga - An Alternative and Critical Look Into the Origins of a Manawatu Rural District by Richard Mildon (Massey University 2002 ISBN 047308239X)

ANDERSON John Cloverlea
AYERS Frank Cloverlea
BARNHILL John McKenzie Road
BARTLETT Arthur Cloverlea
BLADE Stanley Cloverlea
BRATTLE Charles W Cloverlea
BROOKER H Cloverlea
BUDD Jack Cloverlea
COX Richard Cloverlea
DAVEY George J Cloverlea
DORSET Frederick Cloverlea
EVANS D Cloverlea
GRAY Harry McKenzie Road
GUY George McKenzie Road
HEARSEY Frederick Cloverlea
KNIGHT Walter McKenzie Road
LAWRENCE David Cloverlea
LEWIS Frank McKenzie Road
MORRIS Clarence McKenzie Road
MUGFORD Charles McKenzie Road
PASSEY Aaron McKenzie Road
RAMSDALE William McKenzie Road
RENNIE Gilbert Cloverlea
RITCHIE Thomas Cloverlea
SCHAW Ellen Cloverlea
SEYMOUR Robert Cloverlea
SYMES Charles McKenzie Road
VERRY Frank McKenzie Road
WEBB Reginald McKenzie Road
WEEKES Louis Cloverlea
WILLIAMSON Charles Cloverlea


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