Taranaki Museum interviews

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Five interviews recorded on reel to reel tape in the 1960's at Taranaki Museum. Converted to digital sound files and re-recorded on CD Rom.
Track 1. H E Carey presentation speech on the occasion of the deposit of the Reverend William Bolland items to the Taranaki Museum. 1961. Some background noises. 9.49 minutes
Track 2. Radio re-recording. Roger Duff speaks about the Waitara Swamp excavation. February 1961. 2.22 minutes
Track 3. Rigby Allan interviews Ron Scarlett about the Dinornis Maximus excavated from the Pyramid Valley in 1939 and erected in the Taranaki Museum. Discusses the skeletal structure and posture of the bird, their feeding habits and the Pyramid Valley excavations. 11.25 minutes
Track 4. Rigby Allan interviews Ron Scarlett about Moa (Dinornis) in New Zealand. 11.58 minutes
Track 5. Rigby Allan interviews Ron Scarlett about Kiwi and other flightless birds including some found at Hawera by Dr. Buist. 11.26 minutes

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  Part 1

CD-R Research Copy

  Part 2

Digital audio file.

  Part 3

Original reel to reel tapes

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