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8:08 Today in New Zealand History - 31 March 1841

New Plymouth settlers arrive.

8:16 Artist: Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Song: Midnight in Moscow

Comp: Solovev

Album: 873258

Label: Castle

Dur: 2'59"

8:19 Robbie Robinson, well known for his motoring show, continues his stories of radio in the 1950s and 1960s

8:33 Extract from "Motoring with Robbie"

8:39 Artist: Spike Jones and his City Slickers

Song: The Tennessee Waltz

Comp: King

Album: 367814

Label: RCA

Dur: 2'49"

8:43 A Bit of a Gas

The Dunedin Gas Light and Coke Company was the first in the country, established in 1862. Now a team of enthusiasts has restored some of the buildings and steam engines with the help of former gas workers who gathered on the site for a reunion in 27 Oct 1996. They remember the old days with jack Perkins in the second part of this Spectrum documentary. 13'20"

8:58 Artist: Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Song: So Do I

Comp: Maceben

Album: 873258

Label: Castle

Dur: 2'41"

00:54 Artist: Radio New Zealand Orchestra

Song: Don't Give up On Us Baby

Comp: Not stated

Album: LTV 13

Label: Music World

Dur: 3'55"

9:09 As I Remember

Shopping in Auckland in the 1940s by Elaine Hahn (from Hello Love, Your Teas's on the Table family memories of Malcolm and Elaine Hahn)

00:07 Artist: Ben McDonald

Song: Piano Man

Comp: Joel

Album: Not stated

Label: Not stated


9:19 Memories of early Arrowtown in the gold mining days by Mrs J Reid,

Recorded by the Mobile Unit in the late 1940s.

9:29 Book of the Week

The War That Never Ended - New Zealand Veterans Remember Korea edited by Pip Desmond.
Published by Penguin
ISBN: 9780143568483

Pip Desmond talks about her oral history project and Korean veterans Alan Cull, Ian Mackley, and others comment. Farewell speech by Prime Minister Sid Holland.

9:59 Artist: Radio New Zealand Orchestra

Song: Waterfalls

Comp: McCartney

Album: LTV 13

Label: Music World

Dur: 3'55" 3'55