Story: Telecommunications

Telecom redundancies

Telecom redundancies

A picket of Telecom workers gathers outside Telecom’s offices in Tory St, Wellington, part of a nationwide strike in April 1994. Once privatised, Telecom staff numbers were considerably reduced in a series of redundancies that took place in the late 1980s and 1990s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1994/0967/13
Photograph by Melanie Burford

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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A. C. Wilson, 'Telecommunications - Telecom', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by A. C. Wilson, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Apr 2022