Story: Childhood

Buzz O'Bumble

Radio shows have been a popular source of entertainment for children since the mid-20th century. Wellington radio DJ Lindsay Yeo headed a family show on Radio 2ZB in the 1970s and 1980s. He created a cast of characters who appeared on the show and at children's events. Listen to a conversation between him and the best-known character, Buzz O'Bumble.

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Lindsay Yeo Montage/Reference number sa-tx-1029-su01-sc)

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Artwork by Terence Eady

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock. 'Childhood - Play and recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 15-Nov-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/26266/buzz-obumble