Peter Hoar

Dr Peter Hoar is the author of The World’s Din, published by Otago University Press in April 2018. He teaches radio and media history at AUT, where his research interests are in the field of sound studies, particularly history, listening practices and technology. He regularly contributes concert reviews to RNZ Concert’s arts programme Upbeat.

Books
Apr 9, 2018

The Monday Extract: New Zealand's first celebrity wedding

'Be kind to animals,' Gwen Shepherd instructed an avid listening audience when her wedding was broadcast in 1930, as told in an extract from a new book by Peter Hoar.

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