Sounds Historical for Sunday 28 April 2013
8:10 Today in New Zealand History
The first game of the first British rugby team to visit New Zealand at the Caledonian Ground, Dunedin, 28 April 1888. Script from NZHistory website.
8:18 Artist: Vera Lynn
Song: Blue Birds Over the White Cliffs of Dover
Album: AJA 5069
8:23 Homework - Who Am I?
I was born in Auckland. In 1911 I achieved a New Zealand first with the help of my brother and two sisters. I never married and died in 1950.
8:25 Writing Songs about Women in Our History
Rachel Dawick and Jon Sanders talk about and play some of their recordings. Songs about West Coast women Barbara Weldon and Biddy of the Buller.
8:52 Captain Pirimi Tahiwi (Ngati Raukawa) recalls serving in the Maori Contingent in WWI and using the 'ka mate' haka on Gallipoli in 1915.
Artist: Maori Battalion
Song: Ka Mate Ka Mate and E Pari Ra
Comp: Not stated
Album: ACD 206
9:08 As I Remember
Working for the Public Service almost a hundred years ago - the memories of Clem Goddard read by Colin Feslier. Part One.
9:20 Artist: Phil Garland
Song: King of the Bullock Drivers
Album: SLC 275
9:24 Wellington's last tram ran 49 years ago - 2 May 1964
An extract from a broadcast made on that day.
Artist: John Parkin (Piano)
Song: South Pacific medley
9:38 The Last Journey
Extracts from the radio coverage of the funeral train of Prime Minister Michael Savage on its journey from Wellington to Auckland in March 1940.
9:44 Book of the Week
Anzac Day - the New Zealand Story
By Philippa Werry
New Holland ISBN 9781869 663803
Phillipa Werry talks about writing war history for children.