Kōrero: Timekeeping

Floral clock, Napier (3 o 3)

Floral clock, Napier

In the 1950s there was a fashion for public floral clocks, copying American examples. Auckland, Christchurch and Napier each created clocks. Napier’s clock was formally dedicated in December 1955.

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Photograph by A. B. Hurst and Son

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Jock Phillips, 'Timekeeping - Time and society, 1870s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/6698/floral-clock-napier (accessed 24 September 2020)

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