Broadcast on Manawatū People's Radio, 7 May, 2019. Trish Keiller on the history of Caccia Birch House, interviewed by Alison Mildon. Sound of cicadas in the background. Caccia Birch Trust Board member. House uses, history display. Original purchase and clearing of land, building house and occupants/owners. Polo grounds, rifle range. Governor General living there. House called Woodhey. Billiard room, tennis court, sentry boxes. Army use in WWII. Convalescent home, swimming pool. Then rest home, but fire risk. Victoria University use until about 1976. 1980s bought by city council. Subdivision, Ryder-Cheshire property, etc.. Awhina room.
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