Stace, Nita Rubina, 1896-1940, Taylor, Olive, active 1910, Horses, New Zealand, Northland Region, Letter carriers, Uniform, Letters, Postal service, Employees, Rural women, Women, and Employment
Paranui to Mangonui postal service, circa 1910. Shows Nita Lomba on horseback, with a sack of mail, delivering/uplifting? a letter from Mrs Olive Taylor. Photograph likely to have been taken by Arthur James Northwood. Source of descriptive information - Women identified by Library client Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative
New Zealand Post, Postal service, Redundancy, Letter carriers, Public service employment, and New Zealand
Shows a large New Zealand Post van followed by a postman on a bicycle. The van is being stopped by an officer and the driver explains that "The bloke behind's carrying the mail - I've got the redundancy payments and management and directors' bonuses." Refers to New Zealand Post outlining potential cutbacks in January 2013. Later in 2013 major job cuts were revealed. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Redundancy, Postal service, Employees, Letter carriers, and New Zealand
Depicts a New Zealand Post postman opening a letter which reads 'We don't need you any more.' A Greek chorus of commentators surround him. Refers to the closure of the New Zealand Post Datamail centre in Petone, Wellington which makes 70 people redundant, and the loss of 30 jobs in Auckland. (Scoop 14 Feb 2013). Commentary from the artist: 'Talk about shooting the messenger... Now they're sacking the posties.' Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
Postal service, Letter carriers, Mailboxes, and Physicians (General practice)
"Just Practising" cartoon strip. Shows Doctor Dolly sitting a chair beside her letterbox waiting for her mail to arrive. Beside her is a cup of tea and in the background a postie can be seen approaching on a bicycle. Alternative versions of cartoon available at DCDL-0009100 and DCDL-0009102. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Letter carriers, Postal service, Employees, New Zealand, Redundancy, and Bicycles
Depicts a New Zealand Post deliveryman and a politician. The postie's bike is weighed down by a sack labelled 'high dividend expectations', while the politician is telling him to 'lose the wheels' to decrease the weight. Refers to the announcement that New Zealand Post would be cutting further jobs. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Postal service, New Zealand, Snails, and Letter carriers
Shows a tired looking snail carrying on its back a large envelope with the New Zealand Post logo. The snail is thinking "Time to throttle down a tad!". Context is New Zealand Post's decision to cut mail deliveries to three days a week from July. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
Marketing, Postal service, Letter carriers, Uniform, Washing powders, and Streets
A Wintry wet street scene with woman postie in a parka delivering a sample packet of soap powder to a housewife standing at her gate under an umbrella. Trails of soap bubbles from the packet are drifting down the street into the face of a passerby. Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s). Physical Description: Black ink, letratone and pencil 250 x 280 mm Finding Aids: Photocopies available in Pictorial Reference Service.
New Zealand Post, Dogs, Letter carriers, Postal service, and New Zealand
Shows two dogs waiting at their gate waiting for the postal delivery. One comments 'What about our exercise?'. Refers to New Zealand Post proposing to reduce deliveries to only three days a week. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Postal service, and Letter carriers
'The Politician' cartoon strip. The Politician doesn't mind if New Zealand post delays their second class mail deliveries, because the only mail he gets these days is bills. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).