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The New Zealand Journal, Saturday, February 8 (1840)

Mail to New Zealand.— The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with whom the Government entered into a contract to convey the mails to and from the West Indies, are making arrangements to extend their line of communication to Australia and New Zealand by means of sailing packets from Panama. It is calculated that the course of post from London to New Zealand will beat the utmost, only five months and-a-half. —South Australian Record.

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