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Seven Days: The Country Giant

Television (Full Length) – 1977

I want to find out: what are people over in Ōhope doing?
– A wannabe DJ gunning for the breakfast spot
Out of all the organs we do have in the shop, this surely must be the grandest.
– A Whakatāne organ seller sells his product
Is the breakfast disc jockey an attractive proposition to the girls in town?
– The interviewer asks the hard question
For the next four hours, John will serve up to the Bay of Plenty a radio breakfast: of packaged commercials, music, news, time checks, weather reports, phone-ins and disc jock patter, all presented with what John refers to as ‘personality projection’.
– From the narration
You gotta do something in this place eh? You'd go stupid if you didn't listen ...
– A disgruntled listener on why he still tunes in