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8:11 Artist: Woolston Brass Band with Papanui High School Boy's Choir

Song: On The Ball

Comp: Ted Secker (1887)

Album: DNZ 103 (78)

Label: Columbia

Dur: 2'15"

PHS was founded in 1936 as a technical school.

8:14 Today in New Zealand History

First British Rugby Team in New Zealand - 19 May 1888

8:19 Homework

8:21 Artist: Auckland Choral Society

Song: Gloria

Comp: Vivaldi

Album: CD ACS 001

Label: Pipers

Dur: 2'15"

Founded 1855


8:28 The Trekka Story - Part 2

Todd Niall tells of the building of a New Zealand motor vehicle - last week we heard of the beginnings which led to enough confidence to give it a go. 14'00"

8:42 Thursday was the 70th anniversary of the Dam Busters raid by 617 Squadron which included 12 New Zealanders, three of whom lost their lives. Andrew McRae tells the story.

8:56 Artist: Central Band of the RAF

Song: Dam Busters March

Comp: Coates

Album: Not stated

Label: Not stated

Dur: 3'


9:08 Radio Daze - John Terris recalls his radio career in the 1950s and 1960s. Part 1


9:29 Homework - mystery voices.

9:32 Artist: Marcus Turner

Song: The Best is Yet to Come

Comp: Turner

Album: CFR 007

Label: City Folk

Dur: 3'18"

9:38 Book of the Week

Men of Valour - New Zealand and the Battle for Crete by Ron Palenski
Published by Hodder Moa
ISBN 978 1 86971 305 8


9:55 Artist: Dusty Spittle

Song: The Soldier who Never Returned

Comp: McMillan/Spittle

Album: Not stated

Label: Not stated

Dur: 3'

Many New Zealanders made it off Crete, but thousands were left behind: more than 2000 were taken prisoner; 671 died.