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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 30 October 2018. Margaret Beere. Summary: 1951 to State House in Ross Block (now Roslyn), could buy. “Ross Block kids”. Primary schools, zoning. Then Intermediate, long way to go. Get meat from butcher first thing in the morning. Bread delivered (leave basket out). Milk and groceries delivered. Meals. Desserts. Bread going stale. Intermediate School very big. Many green areas, kids playing. Mr Gardner(?)’s pool. Library in old Ross homestead. Radio. Radiogram for music. Had male teachers at intermediate. Behaviour at school. Punishment at Terrace End. Changes in town since 1950s. Regent cinema booked seats. Railway in the Square.

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Audio
Date
October 30, 2018
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COMM1550125481
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IMCA Digital Archive

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