Tree planting, Lake Rotoroa

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Production date
1888
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Tree planting. This activity was initiated by Isaac Coates. A day's holiday was declared. Residents, school children, helpers and infantry were led from Knox Street by a brass band. Approx 1,500 trees were planted. The Mayoress Mrs. Coates planted the first oak tree.
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HCL_00486

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