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8:09 Today in New Zealand History - Death of James Menzies of Southland

8:16 Song: Hokonui Moonshine
Artist: Dusty Spittle
Composer: Spittle
Album: Down a Country Road
Label: n/s

8:21 Homework

8:23 Goodbye to Te Aroha

A 1976 Spectrum documentary in which Alwyn Owen bids farewell in sound and verse to New Zealand's last wooden coaster. (Part One)

8:32 Song: Here's a Health to the Men in the Crew
Artist: The Maritime Crew
Composer: Bob Large
Album: Under the Southern Cross
Label: Manu

8:41 Aviation pioneer George Bolt recalls the early fliers of the pre-First World War era in a 1960s interview.

8:51 Song: Daisy Bell
Artist: not stated
Composer: Dacre
Label: Regal Zonophone G 20854 (78)

A 1961 recording of a computer singing 'Daisy Bell' and comments from the post office engineer in Timaru, Peter Keyes.

9:07 As I Remember

The Sleep Out by Cliff Couch of Paraparaumu, read by Phil Smith

9:15 Song: I Wish You Love
Artist: Coral Cummins with the Doug Caldwell Quartet
Composer: Trenet
Album: Radio NZ
Label: Radio NZ

9:20 Homework

9:23 Song: Lili Marlene/Castelfrentano
Artist: Les Cleveland and the D-Day Dodgers
Composer: n/s
Album The Songs We Sang
Label: Kiwi SLC 121

9:28 Book of the Week: Ambiguity & Innocence by Tony Simpson

John Proudfoot reports from Trieste in May 1945 and Tony Simpson discusses New Zealand's involvement in Trieste during World War Two and that period's contribution to the complex history of the region.