Directory, newspaper clippings, Owaka Telephone Exchange; 1982-1988; CT4581


Directory, newspaper clippings, Owaka Telephone Exchange

About this object

Owaka Telephone Exchange, Directory 1982-83 and newsclippings related to cutover from manual exchange to the automatic system.

New Exchange one of world's most modern, [The Clutha Leader, June 29, 1983]. Rhiane Smith.

Sea, foot and horse - Catlins mail got through, [The Clutha Leader, January 22, 1988].

Last to use exchange at owaka 8 years old, [Otago Daily Times, June 30, 1983]. Rhiane Smith, Mrs Kitty Burgess.

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Medium and Materials

processed material, paper;
processed material, cardboard

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy, personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Subject and Association Keywords

social science, transportation and communications, telephone industry

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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