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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 16th May 2023. Part 2 of 4.  At the Convent school in 1940s. An incident with broken glasses. Send for private tuition. Moved to Wanganui, Marist Brothers. Service cars. Impressions of WWII, recalls end of the war. Ration coupons, petrol rationing. “Drowning” incident. Strick discipline in school. 1945 to convent school in Levin, then boarding at Sacred Heart College in Auckland. Trams in Auckland. Early jobs and starting as a printer. Activities while at school - building a radio. photography. Opinion about boarding school. Coverage of NZ history.  


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May 16, 2023


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