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Parliamentary messenger Mr Robert Smith, with cardboard boxes used for deliveries - Photograph taken by Gail Selkirk, 10 November 1983

Reference Number: EP/1983/4507/3

Parliamentary messenger Mr Robert Smith holding two cardboard boxes used for deliveries, photographed 10 November 1983 by Evening Post staff photographer Gail Selkirk.

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Parliamentary messenger Mr Robert Smith, with cardboard boxes used for deliveries - Photographs taken by Gail Selkirk, Reference Number EP/1983/4507 (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm negative stripSingle negative

Historical Notes: Original Evening Post caption reads: "...the humble and practical box, shown in action by a parliamentary messenger, Mr Robert Smith, outside Opposition leader Mr Lange's office today, became the centre of controversy yesterday. The Labour MP for Northern Maori, Dr Bruce Gregory, rose in Parliament to ask the Prime Minister, Mr Muldoon, whether it was his policy to allow messengers to use discarded cardboard containers tied with string to deliver material to MPs..."

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