Story: Garland, Thomas Threader

Garland interviewed for radio, 1962

Hear 'Uncle' Tom Garland interviewed for radio around the time of his retirement, on 27 August 1962. He discusses his early radio involvement, the 'Friendly Road' and his role in reporting the Hawke's Bay earthquake in 1931. (5 min 37 sec)

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Patrick Day. 'Garland, Thomas Threader', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2021)