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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 7 (December 15, 1926)

Our Winning Way — From the “Auckland Star” of 4th Sept., 1926

Our Winning Way
From the “Auckland Star” of 4th Sept., 1926.

“An announcement was made to-day that the passenger steamer service between Onerahi and Auckland by the Northern Steamship Company will be discontinued after September 23rd, owing to the falling off in patronage due to railway competition. The steamer Ngapuhi makes her last trip from Auckland to Onerahi on the evening of Wednesday, September 22nd.”

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Speaking at a meeting of Motor Transport officers in Atlantic City on the Relationship of Highway Rolling Stock to the Road Bed, Mr. A. B. Moore expressed the opinion that heavy vehicular operation over highways would ultimately be abolished by legislative action because of the damaging effect to the highway surface.