Story: Rural services

Getting the news

Getting the news

In this illustration from a 1949 issue of the New Zealand Journal of Agriculture, a farming family listens to the radio and reads newspapers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: S-L 833-COVER

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008