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Broadcast on Manawatū People's Radio, 4 June, 2019. Rosaline Putu, part 2 of 2.

Early life in Kairanga (1940s). Moved onto a farm when very young, stayed until turned 9. Early memories. Deaf brother and sister. Wartime, Home guard. Country school life. Pony to school. How the area has changed. Fancy dress balls. Freedom to roam. Kicked by a cow. Farming with horses. Liking pigs. Army engineers, bull paddock. Longdrop outside toilet. Adjusting to town life. Saving. Changing values. Few clothes, making clothes, smocking.

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Object type
Audio
Date
June 4, 2019
Digitisation ID
COMM1565508578
Format
Born Digital
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IMCA Digital Archive

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1940s childhood,
kairanga,
oral history,
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