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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 must not exceed I lib m weight, 3ft 6in m length, or Oft m length and girth combined. Parcels will be liable to the Customs laws, duties, and regulations of the colony and the United Kingdom respectively. The sender of each parcel will be required to make a Customs declaration (on a form to be obtained at parcel post offices), describing the content* and stating the value thereof, ond also giving the name of the place to which the parcel is dflressed and the sender's signature and sidencc. False declaration involves forfciturparcel and renders sender liable to prosecu n. ? Parcels must no he posted m a posting-bo but should be presented at the post-offic counter. 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, 01 mail-coach (list at page 57 of Postal Guibe) only paroels not exceeding 2lb, m weight, and not measuring more than aft m length or ift m breadth or depth can be cccpted. Parcels should be securely and substantially packed and closed by the sender. I wax is used, it should be of the special quality which resists the heat of hot climate. i On payment 0. a fee of the wades QW

at time of po&ting receive a certifica posting. Tbe certificate imposes mo li on the department, and is merely intcn 1 evidence of posting. Paiccls for transmission to the United King om must be posted or delivered at the parcels p>st office ot the port where the stcimer take. , her final departure at least eight hours befor he close of the ordinary letter-mail. Tbe hour or closing parcel-post mails elsewhere will be duly notified by Postmasters. Each pnrcel should be p'ainly 1 address the direction should give mine and fnltended. , of t! c person for whom ihe parcel i- m written The words " Parcel I'o.t " should b_ Iso the on Ihe upper "eft-band corner, and and the nnmc and address of Uie sender, j Parcels are received and forwarded, at ' owner's risk, and the Postmaster-General is not liable fir any lo^s ol or damage to any parcel

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PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA LAND AND TUB UNITED KINGDOM, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2193, 7 August 1889

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PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA LAND AND TUB UNITED KINGDOM Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2193, 7 August 1889

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