Maungaturoto Time Line History Footnoted
The Maungaturoto and Piroa blocs containing a total o! 16"#1$ acres is set asideby the go%ernment !or the immigrants o! the &lbertland settlement scheme
Provincial Gazette.— An Auckland Provincial Government Gazette was published yesterday, it contains a proclamation from the Superintendent letting apart !,!!! acres of land being a further portion of the "atakohe block, and the blocks of land known as the "aungaturoto and the Piroa containing together #$,!#% acres, all in thecounty of "arsden for &mmigrants e'pected to arrive from the (nited )ingdom. *hereis a notification from the Superintendent, postponing the land sale advertised for the #st instant until further notice
(esidents o! Maungaturoto hold their !irst social meeting at the residence o! 'ohn Hurndall o! )airau *ree Farm+ $ acres o! land is o!!ered by Mr Flo,er !or the erection o! a church+
The third annual meeting o! the Maungaturoto settlers is held at the residence o! Mr )+ Huband.s /&ston House.
During the meeting it was resolved that an Agricultural Society should be formed. A committee was appointed consisting of W.M Flower W. !uband and Mr ". "riffin to#
draw up the rules, and make a framework for the show of garden and agricultural produce.
$%lans for the erection of a new church are discussed. &he architect was noted as being #Mr Wrigley$ most li'ely referring to (ames Wrigley an Auc'land based Architect.