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TV experiments at NZBS, March 1951


A ballet demonstration shown in the NZBS's first closed-circuit TV demonstrations in March 1951. Photographed circa 15 March 1951 by an Evening Post photographer.

Other programmes shown in these demonstrations included the Ngāti Pōneke Club performing a Māori stick game and radio personality Aunt Daisy showing how to use an electric frypan.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 114/269/05-G
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