The Stromboli Connection


Category: Interview


Title The Stromboli Connection
Interviewer Jack Perkins
Interviewee Italian descendants of the S
Producer Radio New Zealand (RNZ), Spectrum
Director
Year 2016
Language English
Format Radio, online
Geographic reference Island Bay, Wellington
Time reference 1930s to present
Online resource YES
Subcategory
Topic Italians in New Zealand, immigrazione italiana in Nuova Zelanda, Radio interview, Stromboli, Italian fishermen,


You can find the interview here


Jack Perkins' interview for Radio New Zealand (RNZ) of some of the descendants of the Strombolani about their childhood home of Island Bay and about the group 'Strombolani Connection' which was born as a reunion (with 450 participants from throughout New Zealand), then recorded in the book Famiglie Strombolani. Wellington has had its own community of Strombolani (from the small island of Stromboli, off the north coast of Sicily) for over 100 years now.

A short article introduces the interview, which can be downloaded here.