Telegraph

Electric telegraph, Postal telegraph, Telegrams
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Chief Post Office (Wellington) :Christmas greetings and hearty good wishes for the New Year, from the officers of the General Post Office, Wellington, N.Z. / [Benoni] White del. et lith. A. D. Willis, Wanganui, N.Z. 1901.
Date: 1901 From: Various artists :[Box of assorted Christmas cards. 1860s-1919] By: Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); Chief Post Office (Wellington, N.Z.); White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950 Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-1901-01 Description: Shows a montage of images, including telegraph wires above Wellington Harbour, a young Maori woman posting a letter in a postbox while she frees a bird on h...
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Date: 1979 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-550 Description: This cartoon refers to the ongoing issue of fuel conservation and Prime Minister Muldoon's overseas borrowing. It is set in a boiler room, with Robert Muldoo...
Date: ca 1877-1927 By: United States Information Service Ref: PAColl-0537 Description: Photographs collected by the United States Information Service on the occasion of the 104th anniversary of Edison's birth in 1951. They feature Edison with...
Date: 1893 From: Medley, Mary Catherine, 1835-1922 :Sketchbook no. 11. 1892-1893. Ref: E-373-033 Description: A large lawn with a cabbage tree and possibly a yew tree and a fence in the foreground, looking from the garden of Charles Pitt Pynsent, Hobson Street, Thorn...
Date: [ca. 1901-1971] From: Casey, Mary, fl 2013: Papers relating to baker Joseph Newman and postmaster Joseph Frederick Jobson Ref: PAColl-10195 Description: Comprises prints relating to baker Joseph Newman and postmaster Joseph Frederick Jobson. - Includes images of Joseph Newman and his bakery business in Wellin...
Date: 27 Nov 1984 From: New Zealand Post Office Oral History Project By: Dick, George, 1894-1985 Ref: OHInt-0070/28 Description: George Dick describes family background, father's work as a miner at Denniston and Kaitangata, father's work accident. Details childhood home and life in Kai...
Date: 1894 From: [Hodgkins, William Mathew] 1833-1898 :[Sketchbook, 1893, 1894] By: Hodgkins, William Mathew, 1833-1898 Ref: E-495-q-022 Description: Landscape with a broad road, telegraph poles along the right, hills to the left with a carriage and horses moving off, a man walking in the foreground. The m...
Date: ca 1940s By: New Zealand Press Association Ref: PAColl-4619 Description: The Matai at sea repairing the Auckland-Doubtless Bay link of the Auckland-Norfolk cable; the Matai loading cable at Auckland; and the Musick Radio Station o...
Date: [18--] By: Burrows, M O B, active 1860s Ref: MS-Papers-3236 Description: Message reads `First message from Bluff. How are you? - Please reply immediately'. Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Holograph
Date: 8 December 1984 - 08 Dec 1984 From: New Zealand Post Office Oral History Project By: Jewiss, Israel, 1895-1986 Ref: OHInt-0070/07 Description: Ray Jewiss recalls family background and childhood St Bathans, Central Otago, work as message boy at St Bathans Post Office, R W Noake the postmaster, detail...
Date: 03 Dec 1984 From: New Zealand Post Office Oral History Project By: Barr, Charles William Mayo, 1893-1988 Ref: OHInt-0070/02 Description: Charles Barr describes in detail family background, father's cartage business, childhood in Christchurch in the 1890s and 1900s, including clothing worn. Re...
Date: 30 Dec 1992 - 4 Jun 1994 - 04 Jun 1994 From: Memories of the Kaipara oral history project : Part one By: Hooper, Phyllis May, 1903-2002 Ref: OHInt-0430/06 Description: Phyllis Hooper was born in Warkworth in 1903 and moved to Wayby with her family when she was three. Talks about deliveries of groceries and mail. Recalls a b...
Date: 05 Dec 1985 From: New Zealand Post Office Oral History Project By: Lavender, William Fretwell Alma, 1909-1991 Ref: OHInt-0070/18 Description: Bill Lavender recalls family background, childhood in Oamaru, scarlet fever epidemic in ca 1919, work as a message boy at Oamaru Post Office in 1923, hours, ...
Date: 1867 From: Statutory Branch. Head Office. Department of Lands and Survey :[Aperture cards of] maps and plans By: New Zealand. Department of Lands and Survey Ref: MapColl-L&S-A46 Description: Indicates present track, probable line of telegraph and places where telegraph posts may be landed in fine weather. Also gives some placenames, pa sites, ri...
Date: 1980 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: B-135-665 Description: Muldoon is in China as part of his overseas tour. He is holding a telegram from the Minister of Labour, Jim Bolger, which records Bolger's diappointment at M...
Date: 1980 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-694 Description: Muldoon is overseas in his hotel room standing with a telegram in each hand. One from Brian Talboys tells him he is ahead of Bill Rowling, leader of the oppo...
Date: 1894 From: [Hodgkins, William Mathew] 1833-1898 :[Sketchbook, 1893, 1894] By: Hodgkins, William Mathew, 1833-1898 Ref: E-495-q-024 Description: A small town with a main street, houses and tall trees on both sides of the street, a telegraph pole, hills to the left and behind, a stream to the right Qu...
Date: 6-7 May 1998 - 06 May 1998 - 07 May 1998 From: Government House oral history project Stage I By: Hawthorn, Raymond George, 1927-2007 Ref: OHInt-0636/4 Description: Ray Hawthorn was born in Wellington in 1927. Gives details of his family background. Describes spending school holidays with his maternal grandfather, a butc...
Date: 19 Dec 1984 From: New Zealand Post Office Oral History Project By: Norriss, Lewis Edward, 1895-1992 Ref: OHInt-0070/12 Description: Lew Norriss describes his family background, childhood, education, early work in bookbinding section of Nelson Evening Mail, the town of Nelson ca 1908, work...
Date: 1890 - 1900 From: [Medley, Mary Catherine] 1835-1922 :Sketch book Ref: E-346-2-035 Description: View looking east along the Whanganui River from the opposite bank, with Putiki in the foreground, and a telegraph pole, several houses and gardens on the op...