Oral History-MANGAWHAI Harbour Restoration Plaque Unveiling Speeches ; 21-23

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Oral History-MANGAWHAI Harbour Restoration Plaque Unveiling Speeches

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MANGAWHAI Harbour Restoration Plaque Unveiling Speeches. Tape 1 Side 1
Date: 3 October 1998

Subject: Speeches made on the occasion of the unveiling of the plaque at Wood Street Reserve,
honouring the MANGAWHAI HARBOUR RESTORATION VOLUNTEERS.

00.00 Introduction by BEV ROSS. Those present: Mayor of KAIPARA DISTRICT COUNCIL PETER BROWN,, SALVATION ARMY MINISTER REG KOIVU, PETER BULL, JOAN RIVERS, RICHARD BULL, MANGAWHAI HARBOUR RESTORATION SOCIETY COMMITTEE members.
01.10 Question of responsibility for MANGAWHAI HARBOUR.
01.45 COMMISSIONER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT HELEN HUGHES asked for advice.
02.10 Scientists sent to PAUL SPEEDY’s house for harbour review. LIN and IVY BALL’s house at PICNIC BAY. Comments and impressions on changed view of SPIT.
03.35 ANDRE LEBONTE (DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION) involved. MANGAWHAI HARBOUR RESTORATION SOCIETY put in application to KAIPARA COUNCIL.
04.50 Story of Wing Commander and ants, relevance to harbour.
07.05 SOUTHERN BREACH mentioned.
07.20 VOLUNTEERS praised.
07.30 Conclusion of speech by MAYOR PETER BROWN.
09.00 BEV ROSS speaks. MANGAWHAI HARBOUR history.
09.30 BREAKWATER building to SENTINEL ROCK 1863.
09.55 1991 Story of the BIG DIG, “SPIRIT OF MANGAWHAI”, VOLUNTEERS.
10.50 Final closure of the BUND WALL.
11.20 More programmes: SAND TRAP, WINDBREAK FENCING, PINGAO PLANTING.
13.05 Thanks to VOLUNTEERS.
13.25 Making and mounting the PLAQUE. NOEL FOSTER, COLIN PAUL, COLIN WINTLE, BILL HIGGINS, BRIAN THOMPSON, JIM WINTLE and IAN CAMERON.
14.25 Conclusion of ceremony.
14.40 ELAINE BRAY comments and thanks.
15.25 IAN CAMERON thanks to BEV ROSS.

Conclusion of speeches and tape.

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21-23

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