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8:11 Today in New Zealand History: Farmers' Union founded - 1 September 1899

8:18 Song: Day By Day

Artist: Coral Cummins with the Bob Bradford Quartet
Composer: Cahn
Album Radio NZ
Label: Radio NZ

8:23 Homework

8:25 Farming Over a Hundred Years Ago

Otago farmers recall their early days on the land. (Part One)

8:41 Song: Young Kiwi

Artist: Pat Rogers
Composer: Rogers
Album n/s
Label: Kiwi EA 25

Pat, a Wellington tram driver wrote Young Kiwi when he found Peter Cape's Taumarunui On The Main Trunk Line was a "bit wide' for him.

8:45 The Fred Miller Story

Southland journalist, goldminer and poet Fred Miller spent part of the 1930s Depression living with his wife Ngaire in a cave on the banks of the Clutha River searching for gold. (Part Two)

9:06 As I Remember - Memories of the Ice Man

9:12 Song: Give Me Freedom

Artist: Cathy Saunders
Composer: n/s
Album n/s
Label: Joe Brown

9:17 Homework

9:19 57th anniversary of the Fourth Test against the Springboks, 1 September 1956

Peter Jones comments after perhaps the most famous moment in New Zealand radio history.

9:37 Song: The Rugged Rugby Playing Trail

Artist: The Rugbymen and the Half Timers with Ken Avery
Composer: n/s
Album 1960 Rugby Records
Label: Kiwi SA 4

9:41 Book of the Week: The Lost Pilot - A Memoir, by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman

The cover has a clue about how the book began.

Penguin (ISBN 9780143568766)