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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 20th June 2023. Not a dietician. Not university, unlike classmates in late 1950s. At DSIR Nuclear Science Institute carbon-14 dating, ending as head of the lab aged 23. Many women in DSIR. Living in hostels. 1964 resigned and moved over several years for husband’s work. Social life – groups to join, free weekends. Kitchen jobs. Inland Revenue, sorting Interest Tickets, then the Audit Section, team leader in the Investigations Section. Gender not an issue. Workplace changes – smoking, coffee, language. Retired at 67. Seasons in an apple pack house. Workbridge.  

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Audio
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June 20, 2023

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Palmerston North

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dsir,
hostels,
inland revenue,
oral history,

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