The Reading

Burt Bell's Crusade by Aroha Awarau

10:45am Tuesday 28 April 2015

Burt Bell protests the demolishing of the old Ronald Hugh Morrieson homestead by dressing up in a chicken outfit.

Read by Paul Harrop

Produced by Jason Te Kare and engineered by Jason McClelland

Aroha Awarau

Aroha Awarau was born in Hawera and was a three time winner of the Ronald Hugh Morrieson Literary Award while attending High School. He has a degree in Film and Television from Waikato University and a Journalism degree from Auckland University of Technology. In 2008 he was the recipient of NZ Magazine Journalist of the Year (Mass Market) and currently works for Woman’s Day as news editor.

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  • Burt Bell's Crusade by Aroha Awarau ( 13′ 30″ )

    10:45 Burt Bell, a Hawera local, protests the demolishing of the home of South Taranaki's most famous son, Ronald Hugh Morrieson, to make way for a KFC by camping outside the house in a chicken outfit.