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No. 55 (June 1966)
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“HAERE-MAI-YEAR”
RECORDING

Miss Haere-mai, 22-year-old Carol Cunningham of Auckland, is shown presenting the first pressing of a special “Haere-mai Year” recording to Mr R. S. Odell, General Manager of the Tourist and Publicity Department (left) and Mr J. L. Chapman, President of the New Zealand Travel and Holidays Association. Watching is factory foreman Mr D. Grylls.

Called Haere-mai, the H.M.V. recording has been released in support of New Zealand's biggest single tourist promotion campaign, “Haere-mai Year”, which is under way in Australia and New Zealand.

New Zealand's celebrated Maori soprano, Kiri Te Kanawa, sings the title song on the record as her personal contribution to the success of “Haere-mai Year”. Each item on the recording is introduced by Miss Haeremai, and Maori groups from all over the country have contributed to make the recording interesting and enjoyable.