Auckland Radio Managers

1. Managers of the Auckland wireless station before moving to Musick Point

LW Pat BourkeLW (Pat) Bourke, c1912.
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JL DaviesJohn L Davies, until March 1913
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Ralph Stanley Wheeler, Timaru telegraph office, 1933Ralph S Wheeler, 1913 – ?
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William Robinson Henry ClarkeWRH (Harry) Clarke, until station closed in 1915.1,2
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Lesley Harvey SteelLes H Steel, from 1917
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Photo unavailableGH Robins, 1920s.3

2. Managers of the Auckland wireless station after moving to Musick Point

Managers of Auckland Radio. This plaque hangs in the Musick Memorial Radio Station.

Managers of Auckland Radio. This plaque hangs in the Musick Memorial Radio Station.

LG Scull, first manager of Musick Memorial Radio StationL George Scull, 1942 – July 1947
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Laurie Emens of Awarua Radio ZLBLaurie G Emens, 1 Jul 1947 – 12 Feb 1953 (retirement)
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GW MarstonGW Marston, 12 Feb 1953 – 22 Jun 1953
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AJ HeleanAJ Helean, 27 Jul 1953 – 30 Sep 1956
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JU (Jack) BonischJU (Jack) Bonisch, 30 Sep 1956 – 31 Mar 1958
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DC ShawDC Shaw, 9 June 1958 – 30 Jun 1966
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Patrick J ColumbPatrick J Columb, 10 Aug 1966 – 7 Dec 1969 (death)
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John Milne at Auckland RadioH John Milne, 1 Apr 1970 – 12 Feb 1974
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Frank Bissmire, Manager of Auckland Radio ZLDFrank H Bissmire, 13 Mar 1974 – 24 Dec 1974 (retirement)
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DE Horan, Manager, Auckland Radio ZLDDennis E Horan, 24 Dec 1974 – 31 Dec 1981
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Fred W Gates, Manager, Auckland Radio ZLDFred W Gates, 1 Jan 1982 – 14 Feb 1989
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Dave Currie, manager of Auckland Radio ZLDDavid J Currie, 15 Feb 1989 – 30 Sep 1993 (closure)
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  1. Obituary of WRH Clarke in the Katipo
  2. Awanui Radio replaces Auckland Radio
  3. TR Clarkson: “Auckland Radio – An Essay” in DC Morris: “Auckland Radio Alpha & Omega”, p 5