Kōrero: Mail and couriers

Mechanised mail sorting, 1980s (3 o 4)

Mechanised mail sorting, 1980s

The first fully automated process for postmarking mail was introduced to New Zealand in 1988. This machine allowed a staff of three to process more than 20,000 letters an hour.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1988/1497/9
Photograph by Ian Mackley

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 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23059/mechanised-mail-sorting-1980s (accessed 28 October 2021)

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