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8:10 Today in New Zealand History

The Battle of Rangiriri, 20 November 1863.

8:21 Harbour Lights (Williams)

Toni Williams with Bob Gillette Orchestra 45 La Gloria GSP 057

8:26 Mr Sound Effects - Wes Harrison during a 1980s visit to New Zealand

Introduced by David Pyke of the Tonight Show.

8:41 Akoako O Te Rangi (Whisper of Heaven) (Erima Kaihau)

Witarina Harris. Recorded at a Ngati Poneke concert in the Wellington Town Hall, in September 1950. CD ACD 701

8:45 Homework

8:48 New Zealand's first daily newspaper, the Otago Daily Times, is 150 this week

Gordon Parry reflects on the history of one of New Zealand's great newspapers.

9:06 As I Remember

Future Shock written and read by Darryl Ware of Nelson.

9:12 The Kingston Flyer (Spittle)

Phil Garland

Opens with poem by F W G Miller CD Kiwi SLC 265

9:16 A Visit to Upper Moutere

David Watson tells the story of what could well be New Zealand's oldest pub still in its original building and Merlene Bensemann gives a brief history of the German settlement.

9:30 Bookshelf

The Road to Sarau - From Germany to Upper Moutere by Jenny Briars and Jenny Leith
R D 2 Upper Moutere, Nelson
ISBN 0 473 019999 X

9:32 Extract from Montgomery speech at Alamein 13 Aug 1942

There'll Be Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover (Kent)

Vera Lynn CD AJA 5069

9:37 Book of the Week

New Zealand in the Twentieth Century by Paul Moon
Random House
ISBN 9781869 508043

9:54 Unchained Melody (North)

Les Baxter Orchestra CD 2'32"

9:57 Homework