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PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA LAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

The following are the regulations under which parcels will be accepted and transmitted to the United Kingdom : — Parcels will only be forwarded by the steamers of the New Zealand Shipping Company, Limited, and the Shaw-Saville- Albion Company Limited. A parcel for transmission mast not exceed 1 lib m weight, 3ft 6in m length, or 6ft m length and girth combined. Parcels of the maximum size and weigh, will only be received at, and delivered from New Zealand Post Offices at places accessible by railway, steamer, or mail-coach. From places m New Zealand not served by railway, steamer, or mail-coach (list at page 57 of Postal Guibe) only parcels not exceeding 2lb, m we'gh*, and not measuring more than aft m lea^th or ift m breadth or depth can be ccepted. Parcels should be securely and substantially packed and closed by the sender. I wax is used, it shou'd be of the special quality which resits the heat of hot climate.

On payment of a fee of 4d, the sender can at time of posting receive a certificate of posting. The certificate imposes no liability on the department, and is merely intended as evidence of posting. Parcels for transmission to the United Kingom must be posted or delivered at the parcels p st office at the port where the steamer take her final departure at least eight hours befor the close of the ordinary letter-mail. The hour or closing parcel-post mails elsewhere will be duly notified by Postmasters*

Each parcel should be plainly 1 address the direction should give name and fultended. of ti e person for whom the parcel is m written The words " Parcel Post " should be Iso the on the upper left-hand corner, and and the name and address of the sender.

Parcels are received and forwarded at owner's risk, and the Postmaster-General is not liable for any loss of or damage to any parcel

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PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA LAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2187, 31 July 1889

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PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA LAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2187, 31 July 1889

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