Story: Rural services

Rural delivery letterboxes

Rural delivery letterboxes

These rural delivery letterboxes in Taranaki prominently display the name of the newspaper to be delivered. Metropolitan newspapers have long been an important source of news for farming people.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Getting news and information', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008