Spectrum 325. Tuhua

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Jack Perkins visits Mayor Island in the Bay of Plenty and talks to its people.
Once home to a sub-tribe of Ngāi Te Rangi, today its residents are largely Pākēha and connected with the big-game fishing club.

Joan Murrilees [?] a long-time resident talks about early days on the island in the 1920s and the involved preparations for trips to the island from Tauranga.
The late Bob Gray, a big-game boat skipper speaks in an interview recorded by Joan, about the big catches in earlier times.
Joan Murrilees recalls author Zane Gray's visit.
Mavis Stanton, cook at the game-fishing club.
Blue Curnow, manager of the fishing club

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Year 1980

Reference number 21825

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Perkins, Jack (b.1940), Producer

Duration 00:31:04

Date 22 Mar 1980

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