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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 11th February 2020.   Part 1 of 2. Insurance loss adjuster, developed own business in the South Island. Handled major insurance events. After retired 10 years, moved to Palmerston North 10-12 years ago. Disagrees with common unduly negative image of Palmerston North. Sight loss. Activities, U3A, etc.. Nature of work, being self-employed. Christchurch earthquake. Living with visual impairment (now late in 80s). Views on use of computers. Adapting to Palmerston North. Comparison to Dunedin town and gown.  

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Don Bird part 1: Retiring to Palmerston North - Manawatu Conversations
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Palmerston North
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February 11, 2020

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Stuart Birks

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