Monday, 25 April 2011
5:45 ANZAC Day Dawn Service of Remembrance
A live broadcast from The Cenotaph, Wellington, presented by Warwick Burke
7:12 The Concentrators, by Sue Francis
When an intriguing American visits the Temuka library and withdraws poetry, Shelley is fascinated (RNZ)
The stories behind the international headlines (RNZ)
8:10 Anzac Day Morning with Bryan Crump 8am - midday
8:12 Tony Ryan
Conductor and head of music at Christchurch school Linwood College Tony Ryan on Linwood College Orchestra's successful 'Phoenix' tour of Europe, ahead of their performance at Westminster Abbey on Anzac Day.
8:20 Molly Mabee
88 year old war bride Molly Mabee came to New Zealand after the Second World War to join her Kiwi serviceman husband Milton. An exhibition which tells her story along with many others, Mr. Jones' Wives: War Brides of New Zealand Servicemen is on at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.
8:45 Cervantée Wild
Cervantée Wild is a Year 13 student at Sacred Heart Girls College New Plymouth and the winner of the National Bank RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 2011. She will travel to Gallipoli and attend the various ANZAC ceremonies. She is writing a blog of her experiences while she is there. See links below to listen to audio of all of the 2011 speeches.
9:05 Dr Brian McMahon
Brigadier (Retired) Dr Brian Thomas McMahon CBE KStJ KCLJ is the Anzac of the year 2011, an award established by the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association (RNZRSA). A former Director General Defence Force Medical Services with 40 years military experience, he served in Malaysia, Vietnam, United Kingdom and Singapore. He is also a medical lecturer at Otago Medical School, patron of the NZ Vietnam Health Trust and a member of the Leprosy Trust Board Fiji.
9:30 Keren Chiaroni
Victoria University lecturer of French and author of The Last of the Human Freedoms (Harper Collins, ISBN: 9781869508739). Keren's book looks at New Zealand airmen shot down in occupied France and the French people who came to their aid. Keren will be speaking about the book at Te Papa in Wellington on Anzac Day at 3pm.
9:45 Murat Deniz
Murat Deniz is a Turkish tour guide, specialising in giving tours of Gallipoli and Anzac Cove.
9:50 Bev Salter
Bev Salter is the President of Sumner-Redcliffs RSA which was destroyed in the Christchurch earthquake on their plans for Anzac Day.
10:08 Patrick Duggan
Vietnam veteran and Christchurch Anzac Day parade marshall Patrick Duggan QSM speaks about his book What Have They Done to the Rain? : A Kiwi Soldier's Memoir of Vietnam (Kukupa Press). The book is being officially launched at Papanui RSA in Christchurch on Anzac Day at 1pm.
10.35 David Grant
Historian David Grant on New Zealand conscientious objectors in both World Wars.
11:30 RSA Apiti
Bryan speaks with some of the members of RSA Apiti to discuss their Anzac Day plans.
Music played during the programme
Vera Lynn : We'll Meet Again
From the 2005 album Songs That Won the War
Played at around 08:45
Leonard Cohen : The Partisan
From the 1969 album Songs From A Room
Played at around 09:45
Crowded House : Better Be Home Soon
From the 1988 album Temple of Low Men
Played at around 11:30
The Pogues : The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
From the 1985 album Rum, Sodomy & the Lash
Played at around 11:35
Edward Elgar : Nimrod (No.9 of the 'Enigma' Variations) performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Charles Groves
From the 1988 album The Best of British
Played at around 11:45
Rolf Harris : Two Little Boys
From the 2008 album The Platinum Collection
Played at around 11:50
Sharon O'Neill : Words
From the 1979 album Words
Played at around 11:57
Anzac Day related audio
- ANZAC Speech winner - Cervantee Wild
- Cervantee Wild, of Sacred Heart Girls' College New Plymouth - finalist representing Wellington/West Coast/Taranaki District.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 8′41″)
- ANZAC Speech - Lucy Henderson
- Lucy Henderson of Kavanagh College Dunedin - finalist representing Otago and Southland Districts.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 8′02″)
- ANZAC Speech - Stephanie Trengrove
- Stephanie Trengrove of Nelson College for Girls - finalist representing the Nelson region.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 9′13″)
- ANZAC Speech - Kaveshan Naidoo
- Kaveshan Naidoo, of Napier Boys High School - the finalist representing the Wairarapa/Hawkes Bay/East Coast District.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 9′00″)
- ANZAC Speech - Michael McCabe
- Michael McCabe, of Whangarei Boys' High School - the finalist representing the Northland district in the 2011 The National Bank RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 8′33″)
- ANZAC Speech - Claire Gourley
- Claire Gourley, of Bethlehem College in Tauranga - the finalist representing King Country/Bay Of Plenty.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 8′04″)
- ANZAC Speech - Justin Cramer Roberts
- Justin Cramer-Roberts, of Glendowie College in Auckland - the finalist representing the Auckland District.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 8′03″)
- ANZAC Speech - James Rance
- James Rance of Ashburton College - the finalist representing the Canterbury district in the 2011 The National Bank RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition.
from 2011 RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition 25 Apr 2011 (duration: 8′27″)
- Symbolism of ANZAC poppies
- Dunedin artist Stephen Mulqueen discusses the history and symbolism of the ANZAC poppy. Stephen himself makes brass poppies from spent bullet casings.
from Afternoons 21 Apr 2011 (duration: 11′02″)
- The first ANZAC ceremony
- On Anzac Day 1916, the world's first Anzac ceremony was held on a rugged hillside overlooking the village of Tinui in the Wairarapa. Reverend Basil Ashcroft erected a wooden cross on the hill. It became the first memorial in the world permanently dedicated to the Anzacs killed at Gallipoli in World War I.
from Afternoons 21 Apr 2011 (duration: 10′02″)
- Letters from Gallipoli
- Professor Glyn Harper is the editor of 'Letters from Gallipoli: New Zealand Soldiers Write Home'.
from Nine To Noon 20 Apr 2011 (duration: 17′25″)
- First survey of Gallipoli trenches since WW1
- 4000 metres of trenches, bottles of rum and German beer and a camp for baking bread have been uncovered by a team of international archaeologists doing the first survey of the Gallipoli battlefields.
from Checkpoint 11 Apr 2011 (duration: 3′30″)
- Gallipoli study
- Archaeologists have made some surprising discoveries in the first-ever joint Australian, Turkish and New Zealand survey of the Anzac battlefield. The findings include 12 cemeteries, concrete boundary markers and evidence of tunnels created during the Gallipoli campaign. Not only do the findings tell us about tactics used during the campaign, they also give us a glimpse of what like was like for our troops on that infamous battlefield.
from Afternoons 11 Apr 2011 (duration: 10′31″)