Episode from the podcastHappy Hour History

12. Robert Semple Part 1: Kiwi Union Leader

Released Saturday, 21st September 2019
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This week Kayden has joined forces with Thomas from the History of Aotearoa New Zealand Podcast to learn all about 'Bobby Big Nuts' (also known as Robert Semple). Semple is well known for an interesting WWII invention -- but what about his early life? How did an Aussie get to be in a prominent governmental position in New Zealand during the Second World War? Thomas teaches Kayden the story over a few (too many) drinks.

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