New Zealand at large. New library in Palmerston North

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Tono kōrero mai

Ian Johnston talks to Palmerston North city's Chief Librarian Anthony Lewis about symbolically moving books to the new library via a human chain.

The first book is handed from the old library to a child named Emma, who then passes it on via human chain across the city's Square to the new library.
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Interview with Anthony Lewis about why the city needed a new library, the role of libraries in society, criticisms of the new building.

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Year 1996

Reference number 203546

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Documentary radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
National Radio (N.Z.) (estab. 1986, closed 2007), Broadcaster
Johnston, Ian, Interviewer
Lewis, Anthony, Interviewee

Duration 00:07:03

Date 29 Apr 1996

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