Audio Curios: We Used to Drink from Every River

“Country Life” is archived as part of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s 24-hour capture of RNZ National. In this excerpt ( 22 April 2016), writer and environmentalist Sam Mahon meets with dairy farmer Dave Hislop to discuss their differing views on water.

You can hear the full feature 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.

Audio from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Radio Collection, all rights reserved. To enquire about re-use of these items please contact

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