3 Oct 2019

NZ Biography: Aunt Daisy

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:25 pm on 3 October 2019

Today we're looking at the life and times of Maud Ruby Basham, better known as Aunt Daisy. Broadcaster and historian Peter Downes says she had an incredible word delivery of between 175 and 202 words per minute and often was in trouble as a child for talking too much. However, she turned this trait to her advantage by creating a long and successful career.  

Ruby Maud Basham, known as Aunt Daisy

Ruby Maud Basham, known as Aunt Daisy Photo: Supplied / Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

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