Sounds Historical for Sunday 17 February 2008
Sunday 17 February 2008
8:09 Today in New Zealand History - A hoax of the Russian scare
8:16 Harper Valley PTA (Hall)
CD Festival D 30706
8:23 Peter Harcourt Memories - war messages
Peter Harcourt recalls in an interview with Jessica Weddell in 1980 his early days in radio and discusses some of the theatre work he was involved in, including revues and the recording of The Land of the Long White Shroud Includes song September in Ohakune sung by Peter and Kate Harcourt from a private recording. He mentions wartime messages from the troops and an example featuring New Zealand airmen in Canada at Christmas 1941 is included.
8:38 A Few Well-Chosen Phrases (Harcourt)
Cast of the 'Land of the Long White
Cloud' LP HMV MCLP 6085
8:41 Smaller Town (Tilbury) Phil Tilbury Private CD
8:45 John Mackie - "The Captain"
Geologist and surveyor, 99-year-old John Mackie of Nelson continues his life- story interview with Jim Sullivan. This episode incudes student days at Otago University and his first jobs in Malaya. His recent autobiography is "The Captain". Part two of four.
9:05 As I Remember - 'A Memory Revisited' by Helen Hurst
Helen Hurst of Rangiora's recollections and thoughts about memory, read by Maureen Garing.
9:12 "Lord Auckland" re-union notice - Wallis Barnicoat
9:14 A Star Fell From Heaven (Heiner/May)
CD BMG 74321 317032
9:20 Norm Jones in the BNZ debate,1983.
Extract from a 1983 BNZ Debate in which Invercargill MP Norman Jones takes the affirmative on the topic The Media is a Health Hazard.
9:31 The White Rabbit (Ivory) Peter Posa CD EMI 578619
Heartland High Flier - The Story of Air Central by Bruce Gavin
Featherston - The First 150 Years 1857-2007 by David Yerex
Pub: Featherston Communty Board
9:38 Tenei Matau
Amokura Cultural Performers
CD EMI CDM 101
9:40 Book of the Week
Ray Fargher is the author of The Best Man Who Ever Served the Crown - a life of Donald McLean
Pub: Victoria University Press