women from the 1940s holding her ear to old radio.

A Very Short History of Communication in New Zealand

It started with stories and songs, then ink and parchment, now it’s bits and bytes, ones and zeros but soon it might be qubits and who knows what else? Humanity’s need to communicate has meant there’s been a fascinating evolution in communication methods over the centuries. Here’s a 4 minute version.

How New Zealand communicated from snail mail through to broadband and everything in between.