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Windy Heroes of the Air

When Wellington, New Zealand, was battered by storms in December 1976, local Radio Windy 1080 AM provided superb coverage. They rented a Landrover to go to places emergency vehicles couldn't reach.

radio history image Radio Windy 1080 AM, 1976

Here are Mike Flanagan [L] of Kent Car Sales and DJ Dave Mahoney [R] from Radio Windy posing by the Landrover. © NZ Truth.
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