Story: Workforce composition

Post office jobs

Post office jobs

State institutions were huge employers in New Zealand until the late 1980s, when many were either privatised or downsized. This 1976 poster shows some of the many jobs, ranging from postwoman to manager, available within the state-owned Post Office at that time.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-POST-OFFICE-1976-02

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How to cite this page:

Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Workforce composition - Employers, employees and self-employed', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/22693/post-office-jobs (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010