Kōrero: Mail and couriers

Masterton post office (1 o 3)

Masterton post office

The post office was the largest and most important building in many New Zealand towns. The imposing Masterton post office and clock tower, built in 1901, is shown here around 1910. Its high entrances allowed mail coaches to drive in to an internal courtyard.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Price Collection
Reference: 1/2-001559; G
Photograph by William Archer Price

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Tim Shoebridge, 'Mail and couriers - Mail in the steam era, 1850s–1890s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23050/masterton-post-office (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Tim Shoebridge, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010