Soon after the declaration of war in 1939 Sonja became a supporter of pacifism. This led to a quarrel with her mother and stepfather, and as a result she left home at the age of 16. Listen to her describe the background to that family conflict.
Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Sonja Davies – I/V/Reference number TCDR2800).
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Reference: Sonja Davies, Bread and Roses: her story. Masterton: Fraser Books, 1984, between pp. 80-81.
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