2014: Awarua centennial

On 17-19 January 2014, an extensive programme of events marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of Awarua Radio on 18 December 1913.

Attendees at the 100th anniversary reunion, in front of the former ZLB receiving station

Attendees at the 100th anniversary reunion, in front of the former ZLB receiving station, 18 Jan 2014. L-R: Bevan Simpson, Peter Munro, Rachel Simpson, Paul Cotter, Allister Babington, Ian MacDonald, Peter Moore, Alister’s wife, Ruth Palmer (Dawson), John Warriner, Peter Miller, Robin McNeill, George Money, Michael Houlihan, Maree Jenkins, Andy Hayden and his wife, Marie Osborne, Rex Johnson, Derek Smith, Lorraine Warriner. Click to enlarge.

A highlight of the two-day event was an organised tour of the former Awarua Radio site (which is now a dairy farm). The site tour included:

For more information:

Awarua Radio Centennial programme

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