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The Gilbert and Ellice Islands in the western Pacific Ocean were a British colony until 1976 when they became two independent nations: Kiribati and Tuvalu.
This studio recording, made on 21st April 1972, was provided by the Broadcasting & Information Department and includes:
A. Tuning call and station ID.
B. English language discussion about local drinking water issues.
C. BBC World Service News relay, read by Lindsay MacDonald:
D. Local news.
E. Weather forecast, shipping report, weather forecast and announcements.
F. Beginning of epidode 3 of BBC comedy thriller "The Seventeen Jewelled Shock-Proof Swiss-Made Bomb" by Roy Clarke.
G. The Gilbert & Ellice Islands South Pacific Arts Festival Team giving a public performance before departure for Fiji. (Extract recorded on 20th April 1972).
H. Part of an agriculrural programme in Gilbertese (Taetae ni Kiribati):