Radio Digest. 1954.11.01. No. 285, part 2.

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Barbara Basham interviews Miss Jane Loughton about her missionary work in Madagascar. She talks about the history of the British missionaries and how they taught the Madagascar 'natives'. She discusses their rural agricultural practices, living conditions and housing.

Mr G.P. Proctor talks about the automotive and rubber industries in Britain, Ireland and Australia. He explains the safety benefits of foam rubber cushioning and tubeless tyres for cars. He talks about the new developments in Britain and how the many vehicles on the road are a sign of her recovering prosperity.

At the Irish National Festival in Wellington, Pat Earnshaw talks to competitors Mr Wade, Miss Tighan [?] and Mr Reid about hurling, camogie and Gaelic football. They explain the Irish sports and their rules.

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Year 1954

Reference number 177532

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Radio news programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Basham, Barbara, Interviewer
Loughton, Jane, Interviewee
Proctor, George Philip, 1902-1986, Interviewee
New Zealand Broadcasting Service (estab. 1946, closed 1962), Broadcaster

Duration 00:15:14

Date 01 Nov 1954

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