Story: Mail and couriers

Sorting mail by hand, 1970s (2nd of 4)

Sorting mail by hand, 1970s

More than 25,000 people were employed by the New Zealand Post Office in the early 1970s, when this photograph was taken of the sorting room at Wellington central post office.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1973/5575A/11A

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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How to cite this page:

Tim Shoebridge, 'Mail and couriers - Mail in the 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23058/sorting-mail-by-hand-1970s (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Tim Shoebridge, published 11 Mar 2010