Sounds Historical for Sunday 13 March 2011
8:10 Today in New Zealand History
13 March 1839 - the first bees in New Zealand.
8:17 The Theme From Limelight (Chaplin) 1953
Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra CD
8:22 A Headstone for Great Grand Father
Richard Yates talks about his journey from London for the family reunion to mark the erection of a head stone for his forebear, Henry Nation, who was once Mayor of Parnell.
8:38 Dollars and Sense (Derrett)
Rod Derrett 45 HMV 7EGM 6093
Rod Derrett's died on the 20th December, 2010 aged 80 after a two-year battle with cancer. After leaving NZ in 1974 Rod relocated to Sydney where he taught music until his retirement.
8:45 King Edward VIII
The suggestion that he had acquired an American accent is examined by listening to some of soe of his speeches.
9:07 As I Remember - My Street by Rosalie Sneyd
From Ribbons in My Hair.
Playing Against the Wind by Neville Martin
Published by Ngaio Press
ISBN 978 0 9864685 0 6
9:20 Tuapeka Gold (Garland)
Dave Calder LP Kiwi SLP 101
Dougal Stevenson reads from the novel Tom Hungerford by William Baldwin a description of Gabriel Read's discovery of gold near Lawrence in 1861.
9:35 Gabriel Read (Lusby)
Roger Lusby and Amiria Grenell Private CD 3'22"
9:40 Japanese planes over Auckand and Wellington in 1942
News released 18 August 1945, Evening Post items.
9:44 Keep Right on to the End of the Road (Lauder)
Harry Lauder CD Acrobat ACRCD 170
9:47 Whaleboat to Gisborne.
On 27 August 1958 a whaleboat, donated to the Gisborne Museum by Te Whanau a Apanui iwi, was transported from Te Kaha in the eastern Bay of Plenty by HMNZS Endeavour to Gisborne.