In an age of modern convenience, even the humble clothesline is being hung out to dry.
A survey by Canstar Blue has shows the number of people with no outdoor clothesline has more than doubled in the last year.
One in four Kiwis now opt to use the dryer, or an indoor drying rack.
But clothesline distributor Stephen Stirling remains optimistic, saying people from all walks of life are still very passionate about hanging their washing outside.
– Newstalk ZB