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No. 48 (September 1964)
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Miss Tui Uru, a Christchurch contralto singer and radio announcer, has returned to New Zealand after eight years overseas. These eight years were ‘crammed with music and sightseeing’.

Miss Uru left Christchurch in 1955 to take part in the City of Sydney Eisteddfod, winning 11 first places, two second places and other awards. After this she set off for London, where again she had much success; among other public performances, she took part in a concert programme at Wigmore Hall and sang as a soloist at the Westminister Central Hall. During the day Miss Uru worked in an office, and in the evening she studied music, languages, and singing. She specialised in recital work, which she prefers to operatic singing.