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John 'Boggy' McDowell, 2012

John 'Boggy' McDowell, 2012

John 'Boggy' McDowell is shown here on 21 December 2012, the day he retired from Classic Hits FM in Invercargill. He had started on the breakfast show of what was then known as Southland's 4ZA on 1 June 1979. McDowell did not retire from radio – he moved to Coast FM in January 2013.

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Fairfax NZ, Southland Times
Reference: 21 December 2012
Photograph by Nicole Gourley

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Brian Pauling, 'Radio - The rise of private radio, 1970s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Brian Pauling, published 22 Oct 2014