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Deco Retro

Wednesday, 12 February, 2020

Rob Elliott: Don't come back

Nancy interviews Rob Elliott who has written eight books since his retirement as CEO of Honda NZ for many years. Rob went to Japan for over 100 visits and on one of his early visits met Reiko Hayakawa a very talented artist and entertainer. Eventually the pair married and Reiko came to live in NZ, bringing her two sons with her. The book "Don't come back" tells of the couple's life back in NZ up to her death at an early age from leukaemia. It's both a love tale and a very informative story of life in Japan and NZ in the early 60 - 70s...

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