A substantial history that draws heavily on New Zealand Post Office records to tell the interesting and engaging story of the development of postal and other services in the country. Illustrated.
Government Printer, Wellington, 1964. Hardback with dust jacket. 280 pages. SECONDHAND
Alphabetical list of every Post Office and Telephone or Telegraph office opened in New Zealand. Includes notable events and community activity, changes of name etc. Limited numbered edition. Handbook no. 33.
Postal History Society of New Zealand Limited, Whenuapai, 1993. Hardback with no dust jacket. 281 pages. SECONDHAND
This is a history of amateur radio in New Zealand from spark transmitters and crystal sets to space communications.
NZ Association of Radio Transmitters, Wellington, 1997. Softback. 297 pages. SECONDHAND
Collins recalls 40 years in broadcasting, from 1929 in 2YA, through WWII and on to work for Fiji Broadcasting Commission. With photographs.
The Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 196 pages. SECONDHAND
Interesting account of the history of Christchurch's favourite radio station of the past. With details of staff including those right up to the late 1980s, many still in the public eye decades later.
3ZB Golden Jubillee Celebrations Committee, Christchurch, 1987. Softback. 56 pages. SECONDHAND
This is a novelisation of the Frontier Films Ltd. production based on Maori/ Land Wars conflict. With stills from the 1940 film by Rudall Hayward. A historical drama, based on the last stand of Rewi Maniapoto at the Battle of Orakau.
AH and AW Reed, Dunedin, 1939. Hardback with no dust jacket. 175 pages. SECONDHAND
Essays on a group of designers and activists who worked in graphic design supporting political and social causes. Well illustrated with examples of their work.
Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2013. Softback. 236 pages. SECONDHAND