Story: Basham, Maud Ruby

Maud Ruby Basham

Maud Ruby Basham

Seated at a 2ZB microphone, 'Aunt Daisy' (Maud Ruby Basham) entertained her radio audience with a non-stop commentary which often reached speeds of between 175 and 202 words per minute.

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How to cite this page:

Peter Downes. 'Basham, Maud Ruby', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)