Sounds Historical for Sunday 22 August 2010
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
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
9:26 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