Audio from the memorial event for Georgina Beyer (Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Raukawa, and Ngāti Porou), held at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington, on Tuesday 18 July 2023. Georgina passed away on 6 March 2023. Special thanks to the organisers and participants for allowing the memorial to be recorded and shared.Audio and Text Download mp3 Download HQ mp3Plain Text (for Gen AI)
*Audio excerpts from an interview with Georgina Beyer. Part of Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand, released under a Creative Commons licence CC-BY 4.0. A special thank you to the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service for allowing Georgina's interview to be reproduced.
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