Lynn of Tawa was a character invented by the comedian Ginette McDonald. She became a household name when she appeared on the nation’s television screens in the late 1970s. Lynn satirised New Zealand’s suburban lifestyle and values. She was famous for her stereotypical lower-middle-class accent and grating vowels, highlighted in this television clip.
Using this item
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.