Kōrero: Timekeeping

The Plunket clock (3 o 3)

The Plunket clock

For at least the first half of the 20th century New Zealand mothers were encouraged to follow a strict four-hourly routine of feeding their babies as laid down by the Plunket Society, a child health organisation. The society published Frederic Truby King’s book, Feeding and care of baby (1913), which included this clock face prescribing exact times for food, bath, sleep and exercise.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: F. Truby King, Feeding and care of baby. Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1942, p. 74

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Timekeeping - Time and society, 1870s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/6704/the-plunket-clock (accessed 3 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006