150th anniversary of NZ Standard time (Wellington, 1 November 2018)

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the introduction of New Zealand Standard Time, the Measurement Standards Laboratory is partnering with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library to deliver a free public event at the National Library in Wellington on Thursday 1 November 2018, 5.45–7.30 p.m.

Historian and PHANZA member Gerard Morris will present on the history of the adoption of New Zealand Standard Time and Dr Bruce Warrington, Chief Metrologist and CEO of the National Measurement Institute, Australia, will detail the science behind standard time and the technological innovations such as GPS it enables.

Anyone with an interest in time, its history, and significance in today’s society and the future is invited to attend this event.

Places are limited so registration is recommended.

Click here for further details and to register your attendance.