cloudy bay

Cable Bay is named after the communication cable that connected New Zealand to the rest of the world for many years.

In 1837, there were two methods of sending a message along a telegraph line but not until 1862 when the first telegraph line in New Zealand was built between Lyttleton and Christchurch.

(continue reading about history of Cable Bay Station.)

cable bay station

(picture from Cable Bay Holiday Park)

©2012TH

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