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Grand Wireless Concert ticket, Palmerston North, 1923 (2nd of 2)

 Grand Wireless Concert ticket, Palmerston North, 1923

In 1923 private radio receivers were still enough of a rarity that public events could be held based around radio listening. This is a ticket for a 'concert' at the Palmerston North Opera House, where the public paid to listen to a radio show broadcast live from Auckland.

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Palmerston North City Library
Reference: 2008Pa_A175-60_EPH_1538

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How to cite this page:

Brian Pauling, 'Radio - The early years, 1921 to 1932', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/42792/grand-wireless-concert-ticket-palmerston-north-1923 (accessed 26 May 2020)

Story by Brian Pauling, published 22 Oct 2014