The New Zealand system of a politically neutral civil service, and the tradition of reliable record-keeping, were largely brought from England. In this photograph, probably taken in the 1920s, clerks enter records of correspondence into index ledgers.
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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