Story: Rural services

Fred Dagg adjusting a TV aerial

When a second television channel was introduced in 1975, reception was an issue for many viewers, particularly in rural areas. Comedian John Clarke, in his persona of farmer Fred Dagg, demonstrates how to adjust an aerial for TV2 reception.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Getting news and information', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008