Kōrero: Country towns

General post office, Hāwera (3 o 3)

General post office, Hāwera

In larger country towns like Hāwera, the post office was one of the most dignified buildings, and was usually on the main street. In many cases it also had a prominent clock.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: C.013502
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:

Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - Towns and the farm economy, 1870–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19401/general-post-office-hawera (accessed 10 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008