Kōrero: Telecommunications

Āpirana Ngata on the phone

Āpirana Ngata on the phone

Using ‘wireless telephony’ Sir Āpirana Ngata, on behalf of the acting prime minister, formally opened the telephone link to Australia in November,1930 with the words: ‘Tēnā koe. I hope you understand Māori over there in Australia …’

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

A. C. Wilson, 'Telecommunications - Post and Telegraph, 1914–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22016/apirana-ngata-on-the-phone (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā A. C. Wilson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010