Sounds Historical for Sunday 20 March 2011
8:12 Today in New Zealand History
20 March 1911, "first flight" (actual first had been in February) in New Zealand- the Walsh brothers.
8:18 Bookshelf; Tom Hungerford by William Baldwin
University of Otago English Department
8:19 Bright Fine Gold (Anon/Moroney)
Pioneer Pog 'n' Scroggin Bush Band CD
8:23 As I Remember
The Woman in Red by Nancy Norton, read by Rebecca Blundell.
8:28 Unchained Melody (North)
Les Baxter and his Orchestra CD
8:32 Address by Lord Louis Mountbatten at a Civic Luncheon, Wellington, in 1956
8:42 The Diggers (Wright)
Donny MacLean of Indulgence CD
8:46 Sullivan's Century
1911 headlines read by Sharon Crosbie
We Parted On the Shore (Lauder)
Harry Lauder CD Acrobat ACRCD 170
8:54 Puha and Pakeha (Derrett)
Rod Derrett 45 HMV 7EGM 6093
9:08 As I Remember
First Day at Secondary School by Russell Grigg of Blenhein, read by Ryan Smith
9:14 St Patricks Day in 1911
I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen
Leo McCaffrey 45 RCA RPX 1134
Otaki Historical Society Historical Journal Volume 32
9:21 Speech by Lady Mounbatten when opening the YWCA building in Wellington in 1948
9:30 Zambesi (De Wall)
Lou Busch CD
9:33 Death by Steam Tram
This day in 1884 Oliver Wakefield, under secretary for mines and nephew of Edward Gibbon Wakefield was killed when he fell under a tram in Dunedin. Extracts from contemporary reports.
Part one of a 1940s compilation by the NZBS Mobile Unit of music and memories from Wanganui.