1938: Material for radio arrives at Stephens Island

Evening Post, 4 July 1938, p11

NEW RADIO BEACON

(Special to the “Evening Post.”)

NELSON, This Day.

The Government steamer Matai spent the weekend in Nelson after landing material on Stephens Island for a new radio beacon which will shortly be erected. The steamer left this morning to complete the inspection of lighthouses in Cook Strait before returning to Wellington.