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8:10 Today in New Zealand History

Sir George Grey ends parliamentary career - 29 July 1879


8:15 Voice of Sir George Grey

The story of Edison cylinder recordings made by George Grey in the 1890s.


8:22 Saloon Bar Rag

Johnny Thompson CD

Stebbing Zodiac 001 2'51"

8:39 Favourite Places

Old BNZ building, Lambton Quay, Wellington, by Jill Andrews of Ngaio, and the Exchange, Dunedin, by Garvan Laing of Whanganui. 4'47"

8:36 Half as Much Dawn Barraclough and the Pem Shepperd Trio

CD Stebbing Zodiac 001 3'05"

8:39 50 years ago the four television channels were finally on air when DNTV2 began transmission on 31 July 1962

Alf Dick recalls his work as a film editor and "censor" in the first days of television and Russell Garbutt tells the story of the early years of DNTV2. 19'38"

9:09 As I Remember

James Beck's memories of royal occasion, read by his great-grandson Kyle Macdonald. 4'39"

9:16 Unless Stewart Harvey

CD Stebbing Zodiac 001 2'43"

9:20 A 2001 Kim Hill interview with writer Margaret Mahy who died earlier this week

Includes part of Fantasia on Greensleeves (Vaughan Williams) 14'46"

9:37 Book of the Week

The Making of New Zealanders by Ron Palenski
Auckland University Press
ISBN 978 1 86940 726 1