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8:10 Today in New Zealand History

William Massey becomes prime minister, 1912. Comments from Erik Olssen.

8:21 Homework

A New Zealander became Prime Minister of Rhodesia and another New Zealander was Premier of Queensland - what were their names?

8:24 The Town That Wouldn't Shut Down

A 1989 Spectrum documentary in which Jack Perkins explores the northern Wairarapa town. Part one.

8:36 All Through the Night (Trad)

National Male Voice Choir of New Zealand (1999) CD

8:42 Intimate Revue

The story of an early radio variety show, told by Allan Dunford. Part one.

8:53 On the Kingston Flyer in the Great Snow of 1939. Part One.

9:07 As I Remember

The Public Service Hostel by Peter Grenfell of Oamaru, read by Mike Gourley.

9:11 Rinky Dink (Cortez)

The Embers

CD Viscount VISC108

9:15 As I Remember

Women in the Military by Alice Clayton of Christchurch, read by Rebecca Blundell.

9:21 Decimal currency introduced 44 year ago today.

MP HGR Mason recalls his efforts to introduce decimal currency since 1950 and a selection of DC Day commercials.

9:27 Night and Day (Porter)

Wave 1972 Mobil Song Quest Group LP Kiwi MS 2.

9:30 Homework - June winners

9:31 Fireman Stewart Walker recalls 60 years of fire fighting in Stokes Valley. Part two.

9:41 Trotting to the Fair (Trad)

Leo McCaffrey and Pride of Erin Ceili Band 45 RCA RPX 1134.

9:43 The Story of Princess Iwa.

Angela Skerrett tells of her research into the life of "Princes Iwa" a Maori singer who went to London in the 1900s to begin an outstanding career. An extract from a CD telling the story including Paul Diamond, Angela Wahalla and Sam Neil.


Kiri Te Kanawa LP Kiwi LC 4.