Audio Curios: Arriving in Blackball

Tony and Anne Reed emigrated in the mid-1970s from the United Kingdom to Blackball on the West Coast. They talk to Jack Perkins about some of the differences (Spectrum, RNZ National, 1975).

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The full documentary can be  heard here.


This post is part of the Audio Curios series. Radio Collection Developer Gareth Watkins regularly comes across interesting, unique, and sometimes downright puzzling bits of audio during his accessioning work. He’s going to share some of these audio treasures with you in the Audio Curios series, which will be posted here on the Gauge blog frequently.

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