Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

OCEAN POSTAGE.

An interview took place to-day be-1 tween the Agents-General of the Australian colonies and Mr Cecil IRaikes, 3?ostmaster-General, with reference to the proposed reduction in the colonial postal rates. Mr Raikes informed the Agents that a reduction on post card rates would shortly be made. He was uncertain yet whether the English Government would reduce the rate for outward letters if the colonial Governments declined to make a corresponding reduction on the letters forwarded from the colonies to England. j >3ir Francis Dillon Bell explained that New Zealand was independent of the Australian colonies regarding her mail service, and that she was not affected by the Brindisi route.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18900428.2.29.9

Bibliographic details

OCEAN POSTAGE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

Word Count
110

OCEAN POSTAGE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working