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Sounds Historical for Sunday 27 July 2008

8:11 Today in New Zealand History

Thomas Potts "father of gardening in New Zealand" died in Christchurch 27 July 1888 CS 4'02"

8:18 Boxing - 26 July 1928

Ton Heeney of Gisborne fights Gene Tunney for the world heavyweight boxing championship. Some New Zealanders picked up the commentary faintly on shortwave radio but here Clive Drummond describes how he took the Morse commentary and provided a "translation" for 2YA listeners.

8:19 Bookshelf:

Aunt Gwen of 2YA
Margaret Willis
5 Booralee Ave
Howick, Auckland
ISBN 978-0-473-13368-9

8:22 The Little Bell That Cried (Bua)

The Simple Image
CD EMI 532 953 2'38"

8:26 From the Back Country

David Watkins and his unusual discovery at Hokianga Harbour.

8:36 Scotland the Brave Medley

Kokotahi Band
Cassette Kiwi
SLC 187

8:42 Memories of Denniston Folk

Dai Hayward
ISBN 978-0-473-13195-1

8:43 Papers Past

Jim Sullivan talks to Clark Styles of the National Library about the online searchable newspaper database. 16'00"

9:00 News

9:05 Bookshelf

Tradition and Change - the first 150 years of the Dunedin Club
Gordon Parry
Dunedin Club
ISBN 978-0-473-13764-9

9:08 As I Remember

Childhood Memories of Two World Wars by David Woodhams. Read by David Woodhams and Alison Lloyd Davies.

9:21 God Be With You Till We Meet Again (Brennan)

Harry Secombe
LP Music Coll Int

9:26 Homework

9:27 Peer Gynt's Adventure in the Hall of the Mountain King

Art Gilmore
CD EMI 2352112

9:33 Bookshelf

Our Own Fun - Childhood Memories of Waiuta
Les Wright
Friends of Waiuta, P.O. Box 83, Reefton
ISBN 0-473-11043-1

Siberia to the Sea
Les Wright
Rewanui Preservation Society, P.O. Box 15, Rununga
ISBN 0-473-06893-1

9:37 Sullivan's Century

1912 - read by Geoff Robinson

When Irish Eyes are Smiling
John McCormack
RCA 09026 68668 CD

9:43 Book: The Face of War by Sandy Callister

Jim Sullivan talks to the author of a book about the photographs of World War One.
Auckland University Press
ISBN 9781869404079