[Aunt Daisy interviewed in the United States, 1944]

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Aunt Daisy, Maud Basham, is interviewed on her trip to the United States in 1944. She gives the purpose of her visit which is to meet the American women. Talks about where she has visited, including Canada. She talks about how she has been Aunt Daisy for 12 years on radio in New Zealand and what the programme is about. Mentions the war effort and the American soldiers stationed in New Zealand. Tells of the clubs the soldiers visit, the winter sports. Mentions the 'underground river' and gives a description of it and the caves, and the glow-worms [presumably the Waitomo Caves]. Gives a message from the New Zealand women to the American women - "The great flame of victory will come from the spark of individual effort".

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Year 1944

Reference number 39858

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Daisy, Aunt, 1879-1963, Interviewee

Duration 00:07:24

Date 20 Jul 1944

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