Sounds Historical with Jim Sullivan is the programme that gives listeners their chance to learn about the colourful, dramatic, and often remarkable events and people of New Zealand's past.
Todd Niall continues the story of the Trekka, New Zealand's only homegrown designed and produced motor vehicle, in Sounds Historical
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