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First live TV in NZ begins in Auckland


Shows a machine workshop where two men are working at lathes. One questions the other who has 'square eyes'. A calendar on the wall show the date 2 June (1960), the day after commercial television broadcasts began.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-310-078
Cartoonist: Lonsdale, Neil
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

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