Story: Porritt, Arthur Espie

Arthur Porritt, after being named as governor-general, 1967

Hear Sir Arthur Porritt interviewed for radio on his appointment as New Zealand's governor-general. He is interrogated by the English interviewer about his athletic and professional career and discusses his preparations for his new role. Recorded in 1967 for a series called 'New Zealanders abroad'. (5 min 52 sec)

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Diana Beaglehole. 'Porritt, Arthur Espie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000, updated May, 2002. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2022)