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Sounds Historical Sunday 22 August 2010

8:07 Today in New Zealand History -August 22nd

Focuses on the life of the author Robin Hyde.

8:13 Book of the Week: On This Day in New Zealand by Ron Palenski

Jim Sullivan discusses with Ron Palenski the fascination of the "today in history" way of telling stories.
Hachette ISBN 9781869711870

8:22 Origin of "All Blacks"

All Black Billy Wallace gives his version of origin of the name "All Blacks".

8:26 August Anniversary - 22 August 1950

Australian Prime Minister Menzies in New Zealand with part of his speech at the State Banquet.

8:29 The Last Rose of Summer

Mina Foley CD Manu 1529

8:33 Obituary: Sports Reporter and Commentator Ron Findlay

8:35 Homework

1. When I mention "Duzgo" and "Trekka" what am I talking about?
2. Why is Wellington's Sar Street so named?

8:36 Confessions of a Lighthouse Keeper

The extraordinary adventures of Bill Kemp, one time head keeper of Cape Reinga light, and fellow of infinite variety and jest.
Produced by Alwyn Owen. Part 1.

8:49 It's Only A Paper Moon

Benny Goodman Orchestra and Dottie Reid RNZ CD

8:43 Headlines of 1986 read by Bernard Duncan

Slice of Heaven (Dobbyn)
Dave Dobbyn CD NZOA Kiwi Gold 5

8:56 August Anniversary - 15 August 1962

The visit of the King and Queen of Thailand.

8:58 Share Your Love With Me (Braggs)

Radio New Zealand Orchestra LP Music World LTV-13/1

9:08 As I Remember - Playing Against the Wind Part 11

Written and read by Neville Martin

9:18 August Anniversary - 11 August 1949

New Zealanders fly their last sortie in the Berlin airlift. Officer's description of the work and sound effects of the plane.

9:22 Sons of the Brave (Bidgood)

Band of the Royal New Zealand Air Force LP Salem XPS 5060

9:25 Homework

9:26 The Great Snow of 1973 by Brian Stevens

9:29 pm Some Enchanted Evening

Ezio Pinza 1949

9:33 K Force departure on Sunday 10 December, 1950

Commentator describes the scene prior to the departure of the troop-ship Ormond, from Aotea Quay, speech from Prime Minister Sid Holland, followed by Walter Nash farewell speech on behalf of the opposition.

9:38 August Anniversary - 12 August 1923

First winter ascent of Mt. Cook. The wife of Rodolph Wigley, one of the climbers, describes the event.

9:40 Shrimp Boats

Jo Stafford RNZ CD

9:44 Book of the Week - Shattered Glory

Matthew Wright talks about his new book covering New Zealand troops at Gallipoli and the Western Front
Penguin ISBN 9780143020561

9:58 You and I

Radio New Zealand Orchestra LP
Music World LTV 13/1