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8:10 Today in New Zealand History

Cook Sights New Zealand - 7 October 1769.

8:17 She's A Mod (Beal)

Ray Columbus and the Invaders CD Ascension 110282 2'12"

8:23 The swearing in of the first Ombudsman, Sir Guy Powles, on 30 September 1962

Speaker Sir Ronald Algie, Minister of Justice Ralph Hanan, Labour leader Walter Nash 8'00"

8:33 Maori Medley (Hoki Mai/Mehe Manurere/Pa Mai)

Deane Waretini CS CD 4'01'

8:39 Gilbert Stringer was the Director General of the NZBS/NZBC in the 1960s and oversaw the introduction of television

Gilber Stringer talks to Jim Sullivan about the early television days in this interview recorded for the TVNZ Oral History Project in 1985.  13'02"

8:54 Building History - 9

Learning to engineer, read by Brenda Vale. 4'48"

9:06 As I Remember

Hawera Days - written and read by John Terris. Part Two 5'53"

9:14 Pizzicato Polka (Strauss)

Hawera Technical School Orchestra in 1946 2'31"

9:18 Homework - answers for September

Answers Mystery voice was Lord Bledisloe

"Father of Auckland' was John Logan Campbell

Prize book: Mighty Moves: Heavy Haulage and House Moving in New Zealand by By Bee Dawson
Wairau Press
Homework for end of year 3'45"

9:22 An oral history extract recorded at Port Chalmers by the Mobile Unit in 1949

Some of the difficulty faced in expecting older people to remember events of long ago. 8'06"

9:32 Dog House Boogie

Sir Hugo Holme CS CD Zodiac 003 2'29"

"Sir Hugo Holme" was a pseudonym used by New Zealand jazz pianist Julian Lee for several recordings while he was musical director of Auckland's Stebbing studios in the early 1950s.

9:37 Hunger in the Air (McKee Wright/Garland)

Phil Garland CD Kiwi SLC 271

Book of the Week

Apollo in George Street: The Life of David McKee Wright by Michael Sharkey
Puncher and Whatman
ISBN: 9781921450341

The Shearing's Coming Round (Michael Jessett/Garland)

Phil Garland CD Kiwi SLC 261 18'41"

Station Ballads, David Mckee Wright book of poems has now been published. There will be a book launch on Friday evening 19 October between 5 and 6.30 pm at the Patearoa Hotel. Naturally all are invited - the more the merrier ! Some finger food will be provided and drinks can be purchased.