Kōrero: Newspapers

Newspaper offices: Christchurch Press, 1912 (1 o 6)

Newspaper offices: Christchurch Press, 1912

The daily paper for each of New Zealand's main centres required premises that befitted its central economic and social status. Imposing multi-storey buildings to house the printing equipment, editorial services and administrative staff arose in the heart of every large city. This purpose-designed building on Cathedral Square housed Christchurch's Press from 1909. By 2011 it was a category-one listed historic building. It suffered severe damage in the 2010–11 Christchurch earthquakes, and was later demolished. 

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: O.001609
Photograph by Muir & Moodie

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Newspapers - The heyday of newspapers, 1900–1939', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/43180/newspaper-offices-christchurch-press-1912 (accessed 17 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014