Mails close at the Chief Post Office, Christchurch, for the following places (subject to necessary alterations) as Under: — Tuesday, December 14. For Otago and Australian Colonies, per Te Anau. Wednesday, December 15. For the United Kingdom, via Brindisi (for specially addressed correspondence only), Continent of Europe, Point de Galle, India, the East, Aden, Mauritius, Natal, Cape of Good Hope, Suez, the Mediterranean Ports, Australian Colonies, &c.;—Ordinary letters at 7 a.m. ; books and newspapers at G a.m. ; registered letters at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14th ;. money orders at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14. Late fee letters may be posted in the travelling Post Office van attached to the express train on Wednesday, 15th December. The next mail for the United Kingdom, via San Francisco, will close at the Chief Post Office, Christchurch, on Saturday, Ist January, 1831. Mails close at the Ashburton Post Office, as follows : For Christchurch and North at 5.30 a. m. 10 a.m., and 5 p. m., daily. For Ohertsey Rakaia, &c., at 10 a.m. and 5 p. m. daily. For Dunedin, Tinwald, Winslow, Hinds, Coldstream, Rangitata, Orari, Winchester, and Geraldine, at 10'a.m. daily. For Temuka, at 6 a.’in. and 10 a. m., daily. r . - For Timaru and South, at G a.m., 10 A.m. , and 4.20 p.m., daily. For Greenstreet, Ashburton Forks, Mount Somers, and Ashburton Gorge, on Tuesdays and Fridays, at 10.30 am. For Ashton, Waterton and Longbcach, at 4.30 p.m. daily. For Wakanui, Elgin, and Seafield, on Tuesdays and Fridaj's, at G a. m. Mails arrive at the Ashburton Post Office— . : From Christchurch and Rakaia at 10.25 a.m., 4.35 p.m., and 7.50 p.m. From Chertsey, &c. at 10.25 a.m. daily. From Dunedin and intermediate places at 5.35 p.m. daily. Fr»m Temuka and Timaru at 10.15 a.m. 5.35 p'.m., and 8.15 p.m. daily. ; From Greenstreet, Ashburton Forks, Mount ' Somers, and Ashburton Gorge on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 3 p.m. From Ashton, Waterton, and Longbeach at 10 a. m. daily. . From Wakanui, Elgin, and Seafield on Tuesdays and Fridays at 2.30 p.m. W- St. G. Douglas, Postmaster.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 215, 13 December 1880
MAIL NOTICES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 215, 13 December 1880
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