Children from Newlands Intermediate, Wellington, play with their Tamagotchis, in 1997. Tamagotchi is a computer game on a key chain, where virtual pets are fed and cared for electronically. The game was a huge craze in 1997. Some schools ended up banning Tamagotchi as the game began to disrupt classes.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Photograph by Phil Reid
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