12 Mar 1970

The Royal Visit 1970

From the collecton Royal Tours

Radio coverage of the 1970 royal tour of New Zealand by Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and Princess Anne. Commentary of the Britannia arriving at the Wellington overseas terminal by Marama Martin and Dougal Stevenson.
Description of the scene as the royal family disembark and begin their informal tour of New Zealand. A series of news reports and commentaries of the 1970 royal tour.
Extracts of a speech given by the Prime Minister, Keith Holyoake to which the Queen replies at the overseas terminal.

Edited extracts from Sound Archives ID 200131

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