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8:11 Today in New Zealand History

A Hoax of a Russian Scare, 17 February 1873

8:16 Happi Hill of 3ZB and sample of his square dance calling

8:21 Homework

Artist: Chris Prowse, Richard Prowse and Darren Matheson
Song: There Goes The Shiner
Comp: Prowse
Album: Proco 2

8:28 William Wheeler's story

New Zealand merchant seaman William Wheeler who was taken prisoner of war by the German ship Altmark in 1939 tells his story in a BBC broadcast after the prisoners were released.

Artist: Chick Henderson
Song: The Navy's Here
Album: Rajon 74515

8:47 Tom Clissold of Napier recalls his time with the Scott Antarctic expedition

9:00 News

9:14 From the As I Remember Archive

The Napier Earthquake 3 February 1931 by Neva Clarke McKenna, read by Prue Langbein. First broadcast 2006.

9:19 Homework

A sentence or two on your 'Turning Points In New Zealand History'.

9:21 Jake Wilson

English songwriter and guitarist Jake Wilson is on his way to Antarctica to perform songs he has written to commemorate the Scott expedition to the South Pole. As he passed through Dunedin he talked about his song-writing project and recorded two of the songs.

9:42 Book of the Week

Turning Points by Paul Moon
New Holland Publishers