In the following letter to the Minister of Railways, the Hon. D. G. Sullivan, Mr. F. M. Renner, Principal, Rongotai College, Wellington, makes appreciative comment upon the courtesy and attention shown by officers of the Railways Department to a party of boys from the College who recently toured the North Island by rail:—
I shall be glad if you will accept the school's very cordial appreciation of your kindness in making it possible for the Rongotai College party of eighteen boys to have such an enjoyable and
The dread of the mountaineer—huge chasms at the head of the Murchison Glacier, Southern Alps, New Zealand.
instructive railroad tour as was afforded to them during the recent vacation. Particularly do I wish to commend to you in high terms, the exceptional courtesy shown and attention paid to the party by all your officers at every station, large or small. No trouble was too much and nothing was left undone by your officers to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of the boys.
I shall be glad if you will take steps to ensure that our thanks and appreciation are made known as widely as possible to all concerned.