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8:09 Today in New Zealand History

William Pember Reeves born 10 February 1857.

8:14 You’ll Never Walk Alone (Rogers)

David McAtamney CD

8:21 Castlepoint Lighthouse

Castlepoint lighthouse was built a hundred years ago, In March 2009 Susan Murray of Country Life visited the small community on the Wairarapa coast to find out more of its history. 

8:39 They Can’t Take That Away from Me (Gershwin)

Murray Tanner  CD Zodiac 008

8:43 This is New Zealand

A Hawkes Bay asparagus grower in the 1950s.

8:56 Haka Boogie

Leigh Westbrook with Barry Slot and his Rhythm CD Zodiac 008

9:00 News

9:07 As I Remember

A Small Earthquake in 1940 by Noel Vickeridge

9:12 The Glow Worm

Four and One More CD Zodiac 008

9:18 Surf lifesaving

Surf lifesaving in Gisborne dates back to 1914 and veterans Ken Morse and Chook Fowler recall some outstanding rescues from the early years.

9:23 Terra Nova (Part 1)

Tom Clissold, a Royal Navy man was cook on the Terra Nova, 1910-1913 who later emigrated to Napier, recalls the Scott Antarctic expedition. Died 20 Oct 1963.

9:38 Book of the Week

Home in the Howling Wilderness – Settlers and the Environment in Southern New Zealand
By Peter Holland, published by Auckland University Press
ISBN 978 1 86940 739 1

Were settlers very much fixated on the weather?