Story: Kirk, Norman Eric

Norman Kirk speaking at the official farewell to HMNZS Otago

Hear Norman Kirk speaking at the official farewell to HMNZS Otago on 28 June 1973. The Otago was being sent to protest against French nuclear testing. Kirk condemns nuclear weapons and calls for international action against the threat of nuclear war. (3 min 26 sec; poor sound quality)

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Michael Bassett. 'Kirk, Norman Eric', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5k12/kirk-norman-eric (accessed 17 February 2019)