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Published by R.E. Owen, Govt. Printer in Wellington [N.Z.] .
Written in English


  • Postal service -- New Zealand

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsHE7415 R6
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 280 p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14591255M

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In , the Post Office was described as both a social service organisation and one of New Zealand’s largest businesses. The Devonport post office served the local community throughout this period. As a result of economic reforms introduced in the s, the building was transferred from the Crown to New Zealand Post Ltd in Books on Australian Postage Stamps & Australia Postal History Australia New Zealand UK mails to ; Rates Routes and Ships Out and Home by Colin Tabeart, self-published, , pp, ISBN Comprehensive postal history of packet mail between these three countries. Howard Robinson, A history of the Post Office in New Zealand, Government Printer, Wellington, ; R.M. Startup and Edward B. Proud, History of the New Zealand military postal services –, Postal History Publishing Co., Heathfield, East Sussex, Postal History Society of NZ. New Zealand Postal History 14 Articles bound in one volume Startup, RM (et al) Postal History Society of NZ. New Zealand Postal History 10 Articles bound in one volume Startup, RM ; Campbell, ID. Postal History Society of NZ. Postal Markings of New Zealand Post from Project.