22 Jul 2016

A fond farewell to Spectrum

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:26 pm on 22 July 2016

After 44 years on-air, RNZ's longest running documentary series, Spectrum is set to retire.

The Spectrum team 1980s Jerome Cvitanovich, Jack Perkins and Alwyn Owens

The Spectrum team 1980s Jerome Cvitanovich, Jack Perkins and Alwyn Owens Photo: RNZ

Jack Perkins co-founded the Spectrum radio documentary unit.

He retired last August, and we thought we'd ask the difficult task, of picking a couple of highlights from the past.