Audio Curios: Dot’s Building a Castle

Dot Smith talks to Kathryn Ryan about the castle she is building with her husband, Neil, just north of Oamaru (“Nine to Noon,” Radio New Zealand National, 15 April 2014). The castle includes a secret passage, dungeon, drawbridge, moat and towers.

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You can hear the full interview 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 during 2015.

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