Kōrero: Public service

First public service computer, 1961

This clip from a 1961 newsreel describes the introduction of computerisation to New Zealand's public service. A room-sized IBM 650 computer was installed at the Treasury, mainly to process staff payrolls.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 113. National Film Unit, 1961

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Richard Shaw, 'Public service - Reform, 1912 to 1962', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/33025/first-public-service-computer-1961 (accessed 7 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Richard Shaw, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012