Canterbury roundabout. 1952-12-9. No. 68, part 2.

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Tono kōrero mai

This recording is part of an episode of the magazine radio programme Canterbury Roundabout, broadcast on 09 Dec 1952.

An unidentified announcer accompanied by an unidentified doctor, takes a behind-the-scenes tour of new hospital facilities [Christchurch?] visiting a recovery room, operating theatre, sterilising room and dressing rooms. Details of each room are given.

This is followed by poet Denis Glover, who laments the demise of the Sumner tram, which has been replaced by a bus service.[The last tram ran 06 Dec 1952.]

The introduction to an item about the new telephone exchange system. [item is not on this recording.]

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Year 1952

Reference number 36391

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Magazine format radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Glover, Denis, 1912-1980 (b.1912, d.1980), Speaker/Kaikōrero
3YA (Radio station : Christchurch, N.Z.), Broadcaster

Duration 00:09:28

Date 09 Dec 1952

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