100 YEARS AGO
June 11, 1918 Daily Telegraph It is estimated that the population of New Zealand on March 31 last was 1,167,356 including 49,776 Maori and 12,797 residents of Cook and other Island dependencies.The population would have been at least 60,000 larger but for the war taking away men and checking immigration. Hawke’s Bay Herald Tribune ■
Four cases of insobriety were dealt with by Mr G Land JP at the Hastings Police Court this morning. All being first offenders they were convicted and fined ten shillings and costs. The County Council today resolved on the motion of the Chairman to invest its sinking funds in War Bonds. Two cases of diphtheria ,one from Napier and one from Hastings were reported to the health authorities today.