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3YA Christchurch On Air

The official opening of Radio Station 3YA, Christchurch, New Zealand.

A delightful informal portrait of the happy crew some 80 years ago, with, second from left, Mrs AR Harris, and to her right, General Manager of the Radio Broadcasting Company, Ambrose Harris.

The studio was 'well appointed' in the jargon of the day, complete with potted palm, comfortable couches and an eye catching 3YA logo on the microphone.

We're grateful to Winstone Harris, the son of Ambrose, for donating this photo.

radio history image 3YA Christchurch On Air

© Winstone Harris Collection, Radio Heritage Foundation.


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