Kōrero: Bicycles

Newspaper delivery boys on bikes

Newspaper delivery boys on bikes

Bicycles became a major delivery vehicle in the 20th century for everything from letters and telegrams to groceries, fruit and vegetables and newspapers. These 1950s Christchurch Star delivery boys have specially made baskets on their bikes, loaded down with newspapers.

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Canterbury Museum, Stan McKay Collection
Reference: 1980.192.115
Photograph by Stan McKay

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jamie Mackay, 'Bicycles - Bicycles for work and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23427/newspaper-delivery-boys-on-bikes (accessed 11 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Jamie Mackay, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 27 Sep 2016