|Farming folk in 1950s|
Remembers Labour Government coming to power (1957). Little contact with other cultures until she went to college,
"It was quite the in-thing there to have a Maori boyfriend or an Island boyfriend because they used to be able to sing so well or be in the band"
Gives an overview of her childhood. Mentions local political figures - Dame Hilda Ross, Braithwaite family, Lance Adams-Schneider.