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8:09 Today in New Zealand History:  election of last superintendent of Taranaki - 29 September 1869

8:17 Song: The Shearing's Coming Round

Artist: Phil Garland
Composer: McKee Wright
Album Hunger in the Air
Label: Kiw

8:21 Homework

8:23 James Thorn, Labour MP and writer of a Peter Fraser biography

A studio talk about his life from the series 'Looking Backwards" in the early 1950s.

8:40 Song: Forget Me Not

Artist: Shirley Tilton
Composer: NS
Album Stebbing Archive
Label: Stebbing Zodiac

8:45 AH Reed with an extract from his 1953 series 'Four Corners'

In this episode he recalls his walk to the southernmost point of New Zealand. He focuses on his trek from Dunedin to Bluff. He gives descriptions and tells stories about all of the locations he passes through along the way.

9:00 News

9:06 As I Remember - Broadcasting the Election Results in 1966

By Rod Melville of Auckland

9:12 Song: Blue Velvet Band

Artist: Garner Wayne
Composer: Snow
Album N/S
Label: Viking

9:16 Homework

9:17 Gisborne lawyer James Graham recalls life on the East Coast

Including his school days in the 1900s and descriptions of corporal punishment 100 years ago.

9:32 Song: Horrie and His Spanish Guitar

Artist: William Clauson
Composer: Clauson/Heenan
Album N/S
Label: HMV

9:37 The Salvation Army in New Zealand

The Salvation Army began in New Zealand just over 130 years ago, in April 1883 when the first officers arrived in Dunedin. This 1983 centennial programme traces the early history of the army in New Zealand. Eighty year old Nellie Brown recalls the Salvation Army in Dunedin in the 1900s.