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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 71



The lands comprised in the East Waiau Block range in [unclear: elevat] above sea-level from about 100ft. on the Waiau Flats to about [unclear: 40] on the downs near the Homestead.

The elevation of the West Waiau lands ranges from about 100ft. [unclear: also] sea-level on the flats to about 200ft. on the downs. The sections [unclear: at] season are fairly well watered by the main streams and lagoons; [unclear: but] the summer recourse must be had to well-sinking, or boring for [unclear: artest] water, and storing water by means of dams. The sections in [unclear: the] Waiau Block are distant from two to seven miles from the [unclear: township] the Homestead.

The general elevation of the Hurunui sections ranges from about [unclear: 10] on the flats to about 500ft. on the hills.

The sections on the Homestead Block are distant from Port [unclear: Robin] from seven miles to ten miles.