1967: Awarua photo feature

Make a telephone call to Milford Sound and it goes via Awarua Radio. Cyril Burke, a telephonist at Awarua, checks this circuit.

Make a telephone call to Milford Sound and it goes via Awarua Radio. Cyril Burke, a telephonist at Awarua, checks this circuit. Partly hidden behind him is the radiotelephone link for West Arm – Deep Cove. Photo 1967 Southland News

Awarua's 'recorder', CT Roe, coming down a ladder with a top shelf item, a valuable high power transmitting valve

Awarua’s ‘recorder’, CT Roe, coming down a ladder with a top shelf item, a valuable high power transmitting valve. Photo 1967 Southland News

Southland News, 19 August 1967

A photo feature, which appeared five months after the hostel block at Awarua Radio had been gutted by fire.

Trainee technician RC (Rex) Johnson carries out maintenance on a receiver at Awarua Radio

Trainee technician RC (Rex) Johnson carries out maintenance on a receiver at Awarua Radio. Photo 1967 Southland News