From guitars to trumpets, cornets, violins and pianos – New Zealanders have always entertained themselves and others by playing music.
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Famous for her soapbox oratory in Wellington streets in the 1930s, communist Connie Rawcliffe (later Birchfield) was politicised by her experience of hard manual work, unemployment and social injustice.Find out more
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