Sounds Historical for Sunday 18 December 2011
8:09 Today in New Zealand History
18 December 1769 - First Frenchmen in New Zealand.
8:14 Letter from French listener D Labarthe
8:16 O Come All Ye Faithfull (1963)
University of Canterbury Madrigal Singers LP Kiwi LC 9
8:21 A Christmas As I Remember
Christmas 1919 by Jane Hendley, read by Maureen Garing
8:27 Lorna Langford of Takaka remembers her days at the Bainham general store, Golden Bay
8:43 A Christmas Cradle Song
Richard Bonsall early 1970s boy soprano LP Viking VP 328
8:47 A Christmas As I Remember
Christmas 1939 by Ron Montgomery, read by Adam McAulay.
8:51 Silent Night (Grubber)
David McAtamney CD
8:55 A Christmas As I Remember
Christmas 1935 by Donald Sargent, read by David Knowles.
9:04 A Christmas As I Remember
Christmas Holidays at Caroline Bay, Timaru, in the 1930s, by Les Dew of Christchurch.
9:12 Sticky Beak the Kiwi (Gyp)
Julie Nelson CD EMI 571 328
9:17 Homework results
9:22 Radio commentator Gordon Hutter talks to wrestler Lofty Blomfield before a championship bout in 1940
Blomfield also describes his job in the army. Also commentary as Blomfield knocks the referee out! 14 October 1940.
9:26 The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
Inia Te Wiata CD Kiwi SLC 248
9:31 A Christmas As I Remember
1930 - Fishing on Christmas Day by John Gully, read by Gavin McGinley.
Bog Irish Micks: The O'Brien Family from Scariff by Kath Woodley
249 Fox St, Hamilton
9:35 Book of the Week
Seabird Genius - the story of L E Richdale by Neville Peat
Otago University Press
ISBN 978 1 877578 11 3
9:48 Kate Smythe remembers L E Richdale at Taiaroa Head in the 1930s when she lived there as a young girl
9:55 Christmas with the Maori Battalion in 1942.
Introduced by Lt Col Charles Bennett and the Battalion sings Tapu to Po (Silent Night)
CD Atoll ACD 206