Story: Freyberg, Bernard Cyril

Freyberg speaking at his farewell as governor-general, 1952

Hear Bernard Freyberg speaking at a parliamentary farewell to him as governor-general, on 13 August 1952. He tells an anecdote about wartime rations, and refers to New Zealand as 'the best country in the world'. (2 min 25 sec)

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Ian McGibbon. 'Freyberg, Bernard Cyril', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000, updated January, 2012. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5f14/freyberg-bernard-cyril (accessed 23 September 2021)