Story: Timekeeping

Feilding Post and Telegraph Office

Feilding Post and Telegraph Office

The telegraph office was often located in the same building as the post office, underlining the need for a common time. The building often had a public clock as well – as at the Post and Telegraph Office in Feilding.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, F. G. Radcliffe Collection (PAColl-4950)
Reference: 1/2-006377; G
Photograph by Frederick George Radcliffe

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Timekeeping - New Zealand mean time', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006