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I have just done it again: spent the past 20 minutes serving the alerts on my phone rather than writing this - and none of the new messages or tweets were actually even that interesting.

When it comes being online, it seems I am not alone. The average New Zealander currently spends half his or her waking hours there with me.

Research released this week by Read NZ looked into our online reading behaviours. By texting the research participants at different times of day over a week, the researchers were able to accurately calculate how much reading we do

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