Story: Unions and employee organisations

The Katipo newspaper

The Katipo newspaper

The Katipo was the monthly paper of the Post and Telegraph Officers’ Association, one of New Zealand’s largest public-sector unions in the early 20th century. The masthead of this 1907 issue illustrates the variety of jobs carried out by union members, shown as symbolically linking the country together.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: The Katipo 1, no. 10 (20 February 1907): cover

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.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Erik Olssen, 'Unions and employee organisations - Reviving the unions, 1890–1913', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2022)

Story by Erik Olssen, published 11 Mar 2010