1980: Two new towers for transmitter site

On 3 June 1980, the Post Office Regional Engineer wrote to the Manukau City Council requesting approval to replace two existing 46m towers with two new 40m towers.

This was almost two years after DF Ervine, Overseer Lines, had expressed serious concerns about the safety of the 40-year-old towers in a letter to the Divisional Engineer.

letter from regional engineer