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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Photograph by Jock Phillips
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