Colonisation and Communication: The Telegraph in Aotearoa New Zealand

This map is the product of a research project, facilitated by PK Porthcurno Museum, into the history of the telegraph cable in Aotearoa New Zealand. Using archival resources from PK Porthcurno, subjects including colonisation, sacrality, gold-mining, and naval activity are illustrated through points on the map and cumulatively show a snapshot of the telegraph, and activity associated with it, in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more…

By Vida Long, Eleanor Edge. Map designed by Nicki Foley

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