Story: MacDiarmid, Alan Graham

Coming home to Masterton, 2001

Coming home to Masterton, 2001

In 2001 Alan MacDiarmid returned to his old home town, Masterton, as part of a 10-day New Zealand tour. He talked about his birthplace with the current owners of his family’s old house, 2 Wright Street, pictured here. In an address given on the same day in Masterton, MacDiarmid talked about the importance of education and lifelong learning.

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Wairarapa Times-Age
Reference: 5 July 2001, p. 1
Photograph by Sandy Parkinson

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Paul Callaghan. 'MacDiarmid, Alan Graham', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2011. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)