Sounds Historical for Sunday 10 July 2011
8:10 Today in New Zealand History
William Massey becomes prime minister, 1912. Comments from Erik Olssen.
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)
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.