Kōrero: Timekeeping

Public clocks (1 o 3)

Public clocks

After the 1890s many New Zealand communities put up clocks, as timekeeping became a more significant part of their lives. For instance, the passenger rail network ran on daily timetables. It was natural that Dunedin’s railway station, built in 1906, should feature a clock at the centre of its imposing tower.

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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/photograph/6696/public-clocks (accessed 17 November 2019)

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