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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Hot Springs Domain Board

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Hot Springs Domain Board.

Hot Springs Domain Board

The Hot Springs Domain Board as at present constituted consists of the following members:—Messrs T. Gavin (chairman), T. Bradley, E. Gallagher, W. Hetherington, and M. Hotchin. Clerk, Mr P. Snewin. The Board meetings are held monthly on the 1st Saturday in each month in the Board room of the Domain.

Recreations and Amusements.

Public Library and Reading-Room, Domain Buildings:—Invalids and other visitors will fiud in our Public Library and Reading-room the means of passing pleasant hours, and of keeping themselves posted up in the current news of the day. The library is well stocked with books, the supply of which is continually being augmented; the reading room is free, and is furnished with the chief Home and Colonial newspapers and periodicals. It is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Books are procurable from the Custodian, who attends daily. Subscriptions to the library for visitors, Is per month.

The Tennis Court is in the Domain grounds, and consists of two courts. Visitors can be supplied with nets, rackets, and balls, for the small charge of Is per week, or 2s 6d for two weeks or more.

Boating.—The Waihou river, which run6 through Te Aroha, affords those fond of boating an opportunity of enjoying themselves to the full. A large number of skiffs and boats are on hire at Air Everett's boathouse, near the bridge.

Billiard Booms.—Are at the Palace, Hot Springs, and Club Hotels, they are furnished with excellent Tables anil well appointed.

Riding and Diving.—The mountain scenery near Te Aroha offers great attractions to those fond cf the equestrain art. The two livery stables in the township are kept by Mr E. Gallagher and Smardon Bros., where saddle horses, buggies, etc., are to be had on hire at reasonable charges.

Picnics.—The numerous gullies and ravines, which abound in the neighbourhood, offer facilities close at hand for the enjoyment of Picnic and Gipsy Parties in the bush.