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From the Vault – Best Of The 70s: The Governor - The Reverend Traitor

  • Wednesday 1 Aug

G One of New Zealand's acclaimed television dramas of the 70s was The Governor. The six- part series examined the life of Governor George Grey but in a way not seen before on screen. The series was hugely controversial, provoking a parliamentary inquiry. This excerpt, from the first episode, looks at the chopping down of the flagpole by Hone Heke, played here by George Henare.

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Best Of The 70s: The Governor - The Reverend Traitor
  • Wednesday 1 Aug
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