Don Looker - Prime Minister of New Zealand

Running time
56 rsec
Date made
Department of Veterans' Affairs


Well first waiting for me was the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr. Fraser. Because we called into, what's that Wellington? We got called into Wellington, he was nearly blind apparently. He came up and shook my hand and said, "Welcome home". I still wasn't home I was in New Zealand.

And then in Sydney, I can't remember we went into Circular Quay and we were picked up and taken, I think we went straight to a train…Yeah, it wasn't all in one day. I'm not sure I think we could've overnighted in Melbourne. Hard to remember, but I remember at Ballarat. The train stopped at Ballarat, and people had stayed at Ballarat where I was training were on the platform to greet me and gave me a parcel, which was a parcel of fruit actually, to take home to my family.

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