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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 27th December 2022.   Part 1 of 4. Came to PN from Afghanistan 16 years ago to support her family. Earliest memories. Travelling alone at 4 years old. Children more independent then. Public transport in 1940s and 50s. Auckland in the 1950s. Mt Roskill High School, significant male teachers. Work as a magistrates’ court clerk for 11 years. Too young for teachers’ college. The Children’s Court and Family Court. Alien registration. Drugs and alcohol.   

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Margie Dennis, Part 1, Childhood and court work - Manawatu Conversations

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Palmerston North
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December 27, 2022

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childhood 1940s and 50s,
court clerk,
oral history,

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