The New Zealand Postal Corps section managed postal services for New Zealand military personnel from the outset of the war, and maintained field postal officers at divisional and brigade headquarters. From mid-1916 it had one section attached to the NZEF’s London headquarters, and another attached to the New Zealand administrative headquarters i...
New Zealand Post Office, Postal service, Employees, and Trucks
Royal Mail truck and postal service employees, 1909. Individuals, location and photographer, all unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) from a publication. Physical Description: Photo mechanical print 12.8 x 15.9 cm
Neopost (Firm), Business enterprises, Advertising, Postal service, and Equipment and supplies
A stall at a trade fair probably held in Auckland, advertising and displaying a machine for postal service "Neopost, a post office on your own premises". The sign reads "Neopost, the best British meter mailing machine", and there is a large poster showing a sample which reads "Neopost, Campbell Buildings, High Street, Auckland" and is dated 9 Jul 1930, 1d postage. Other signs read "A turn of the handle stamps postmarks, and prints a slogan", and "The machine that stamps, cancels and advertises in one revolution". Photograph taken by William A Price. Source of descriptive information - This image is one of a number taken at the trade fair, and was dated from the image at 1/2-000266 which had a picture of a stamped envelope, dated 9 Jul 1930. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative
Postal service, Carriages and carts, New Zealand, Northland Region, Streets, and Ōhaeawai
Mail coaches leaving Ohawawai, Northland, taken ca 1910s by Northwood brothers Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - Mail Coaches Leaving Ohaeawai. 39.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - Northwood Bros. Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative
Postal service, New Zealand, Bay of Plenty Region, Horse-drawn vehicles, Carriages and carts, and Rotorua
Photograph of Royal Mail carriages, Rotorua, circa 190-? Shows the dispatch of 60 territorials to all parts of the Bay of Plenty. Photographer unidentified. Source of title - Title supplied by Library Source of descriptive information - Notes on item. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Silver gelatin print, 15.3 x 20.7 cm Provenance: No donor or provenance information available for this collection. Possibly part of a larger collection.
Postal service, New Zealand, Waikato Region, Harbours, Kawhia Harbour, and Rakaunui
Photograph of Rakaunui Heads, Kawhia Harbour, with old mail boat. Photograph taken circa 1900 by an unidentified photographer. Source of title - Title supplied by Library Source of descriptive information - Backing card on print Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Silver gelatin print, 10.3 x 15 cm Provenance: No donor or provenance information available for this collection. Possibly part of a larger collection.
Postal service, Employees, Telegraph, Telephone operators, Women, and Employment
Shows head and shoulders portrait of female post office telephonist, and sketches of other post office employees arranged around her: linesman, postman, mail sorter, message sender, desk worker, and machine-worker. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on cover of brochure.. Physical Description: Photolithograph, 204 x 108 mm. Alternative form available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room
Heffernan, W, active 1910s, Ryall, John Joseph, 1875-1953, Lewis, John, active 1900-1906, Moore, D J, active 1910s, Cargill, T (Mr), active 1910s, Moore, John, active 1910s, Ryall, T, active 1910s, Postal service, New Zealand, and West Coast Region
View of people standing with horse-drawn carriages and Royal Mail delivery coach on beach near Rapahoe, West Coast. Shows the cart used to carry material for roads around the shoreline to Barrytown. The group includes: W Heffernan, John Ryall, John Lewis, D J Moore, T Ryall, T Cargill, John Moore. Photograph taken in 1914, by an unidentified photographer. Inscriptions: Mount verso - centre - Barrytown to Greymouth. Carrying material for roads around Beach en Route to Barrytown. Also Residents. Royal Mail Coach and Drays belonging to Ryall Bros. Men Left to Right standing W Heffernan, J Ryall, John Lewis, in Cave D J Moore, T Ryall. Sitting T cargill. Standing near John Moore. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 14 x 9.5 cm on cardboard mount 22.5 x 15 cm
Knox, Thomas, active 1883, Knox & McCready (Firm), Coaching (Transportation), Stagecoaches, Stables, New Zealand, Northland Region, Postal service, Transportation, Architecture, Buildings, and Far North District
Kawakawa Hokianga coach stage, stables and horse hire, circa 1883. Shows two horse drawn carriages alongside the stables, with Knox and McCready's mail coach on the right. The man holding the reins is Thomas Knox. The group in the centre probably includes passengers. They stand alongside mail bags and a box labelled "NZ parcels post". Exact location unknown. Photographer unidentified. From the "The Northern Luminary" newspaper, 10 November 1883: "The arrival of Knox and McCready's mail coach in our midst has caused no little consternation amongst the populace of this generally quiet quarter. The coach is after the style of the general run of Cobb's coaches, yet on a more improved style, and will carry ten adult passengers comfortably. Upon the top are painted in good bold ornamental letters, "Northern Line", and along the side of the coach the words "Kawakawa and Horeke". The coach, drawn by four spanking horses, Mr T Knox handling the ribbons has been doing the town and environs during the past week in order to break the animals throughly in." Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Albumen print 11.2 x 20.3 cm
Moore, Tom, active 1910, Horse-drawn vehicles, Postal service, New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Roads, Carriages and carts, Rural roads, Country life, Whangamomona, and Okahukura
Tom Moore's horse drawn Royal Mail Coach travelling on a wet and muddy road between Okahukura and Whangamomona, circa 1910. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative