Mobile Unit. Palmerston Reminiscences

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Mr A. Park, Mr Ben Fell, Mr J. McFee, Mr R.M. Templeton, Mr J. Flannery and Mrs McDonald of Palmerston discuss the history of the district. Subjects include the first rabbits released in Shag Valley, Chinese labourers and their treatment, wagoners, roads, entertainment and sports.

Mrs McDonald talks about her great-grandfather, an early European settler to Ōtākou, Octavius Harwood.

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Year 1948

Reference number 5544

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits FELL, Ben
PARK, A.
MCFEE, J.
McDonald, Mrs.
FLANNERY, J.
New Zealand Broadcasting Service. Mobile Recording Unit

Duration 01:47:00

Date 29 Sep 1948

Subject Palmerston (N.Z.)/New Zealand
ENTERTAINMENT/Tidy later do not use
Chinese/Topical
Horse racing/Topical
Lifestyles/Topical
Oxen/Topical
Rabbits/Topical
Race relations/Topical
Roads/Topical
Women/Topical