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The followiug are the regulations under which parcels will be accepted and transmitted to the' United Kingdom : — ' Parcels will only ba forwarded by the' steamers ot the New Zealand Shipping Company, Limited, and the Shaw-Saville-Aibicii Company Limited. A parcerfor tra'hsrdssion must not excee* I lib m weight, 3ft 6in m 1 iu>ih, or 6ft m length and girth combined. Parcels will be liable to the Customs laws, duties, and regulations of thij colony and the United Kingdom respecii. dy. The sender of each parcel will be retired, to make n

j Customs deelanuioa (on -^ i>m to he obtains / at parcel .post cilices), do oii'uiig the content 1 ami stating the value the:e f, ud also givins the name of ihe place to vvh c'j the parcel dHressad and the sender's signature aid sidence, F-i.l<e decla-ation involves forfeitur-q parcel and renders sender liable to prosec J3 n. c Parcels must no be po.te -1 m a posting-hoS but should be presented at the pjst-offic counter. Parcels of the maximum fize and weigh will only be received at, and delivered f:om iS'ew Zealand Post Offices at places accessible by railway, steamer, or mail-co-ch.

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PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA LAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2202, 17 August 1889

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