Story: Humour

Otago University capping revue, 1927

Otago University capping revue, 1927

This singing sextet comprises (from left) Eddie Butler, Archibald McIndoe (later a world-famous plastic surgeon), Peter Quillam, James Maunsell, Robert Hall and Moe Kronfeld. University capping revues have supplied some of New Zealand's most biting, anti-establishment humour.

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Caroline Harker, 'Humour - The origins of Kiwi humour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Caroline Harker, published 5 Sep 2013