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Shaw's newspaper utterances

When the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw visited New Zealand for about a month in 1934 there was extensive newspaper coverage. Journalists were very keen to find out what he thought of New Zealand. Every interview with the famous man was reported word for word, and this book of the press reports was published within a week of his departure.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: George Bernard Shaw, What I said in N.Z.: the newspaper utterances of Mr. George Bernard Shaw in New Zealand, March 15th to April 15th, 1934. Wellington, N.Z.: Commercial Printing and Publishing Co., 1934

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Jock Phillips, 'Visitors’ opinions about New Zealand - 20th- and 21st-century travellers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/37110/shaws-newspaper-utterances (accessed 18 November 2017)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 20 Jun 2012