Story: Timekeeping

Taradale war memorial clock (2nd of 3)

Taradale war memorial clock

As a way of commemorating those who had died in the Great War, public clocks were built by four New Zealand communities – Blenheim, Waipawa, Waverley and Taradale. This one in Taradale was unveiled in December 1923 and remained undamaged by the devastating Hawke’s Bay earthquake of 1931.

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Jock Phillips, 'Timekeeping - Time and society, 1870s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006