NEW SERVICE VIA TAHITI. 'FRISCO MATE, DIVERTED TO WELLINGTON. (Received 10.30 a.m.) MELBOURNE, this day. The Postmaster-General has received from the London post office intimation that arrangements have oeen made for a regular mail service via San Francisco, Papeete, Wellington and Sydney. ¥lhe s.s. Mariposa, which was formerly m the 'Frisco mail service between San Francisco and Auckland, now runs between San Francisco and Papeete (Tahiti). She will connect with the steamers of the Union Company at Papeete, and the latter will bring on the mails to Australia and New Zealand. Owing to the recent irregularity of the service from San Francisco by the Australian mail line, the new service will be used for corresponding via San Francisco. Mails via this service will be due in Sydney from 41 to 45 days after their dispatch from London.
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OCEAN MAILS., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 72, 25 March 1909
OCEAN MAILS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 72, 25 March 1909
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