Story: Timekeeping

Modern timekeeping

Modern timekeeping

Through much of the 20th century New Zealanders mostly used wristwatches to tell the time. In the 21st century, younger New Zealanders increasingly take the time from digital displays on cell phones and computer screens.

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Jock Phillips, 'Timekeeping - Modern times', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006