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First issue of the New Zealand Listener, 1939 (4th of 4)

First issue of the New Zealand Listener, 1939

This is the cover of the first issue of the New Zealand Listener, 2–8 July 1939. The new magazine had the sole right to publish radio programmes in advance, guaranteeing it commercial success. Under its first editor, Oliver Duff, the Listener gained a reputation for the high literary standard of its articles.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: New Zealand Listener 1, no. 1 (30 June 1939) (S-L-1249-COVER)

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How to cite this page:

Brian Pauling, 'Radio - The state takes over – the 1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/42802/first-issue-of-the-new-zealand-listener-1939 (accessed 21 November 2018)

Story by Brian Pauling, published 22 Oct 2014