New Zealand Official Yearbook Volume 10

New Zealand Official Yearbook Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... near to correctness as possible in places. Public Debt Of New Zealand, March, 1901, Showing Approximately The Amounts Raised Or Voted Under Various Heads, Arranged In Three Classes. On 31st March, 1001. (a.) Railways........ 16,064,000" Lands improvement (roads and bridges).. 4,790,000 Publio works and buildings.... 3,883,000 Land-purchases........ 2,168,000 Immigration........ 2,459,000 Maori war....... 2,357,000 Defence........ 1,698,000 Telegraphs........ 875,000 Goldfields and coal-mines...... 744,000 Lighthouses and harbours...... 502,000 (6.) Advances to settlers.... 2,380,000 Loans to local bodies...... 1,485,000 Purchase of lands for settlement.... 2,075,000 Bank of New Zealand preferred shares.. 500,000 New Zealand Consols deposits.... 460,000 (c.) Deficiencies in revenue, charges and expenses of raising loans, provincial I. liabilities, and miscellaneous ex-j "' penditure......) Note.--Only ft portion of expenditure of old Provincial Governments on railways became public debt of the colony. The total expenditure on railways (Provincial and General Government), to 31st March, 1901, was over eighteen millions sterling, which includes 1,104,281 spent by the Provincial Governments, of which 82,250 was for the Dnnedin and Port Chalmers line. It will be found that on the 31st March, 1901, out of a total debt of 49,591,245 the amounts allocated for services formed approximately the following proportions of the whole: --For Railways.... 82-36 1 For Maori war.. 4 75, Lands improvement (roads, Defence... 341 and bridges).... 9-66. Telegraphs.. 176, Public works and buildings 7 83. Ooldflelds and coal-mines.. I SO. Land-purchases.... 4-37 1 Lighthouses and harbours 101, Immigration.... 4 96 i' The...show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798600
  • 9781236798602