Sounds Historical

Sunday 19 August 2012, with Jim Sullivan

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

Sounds Historical for 19 August 2012 (Part 1)

8:06 PM. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed.

Sounds Historical for 19 August 2012 (Part 2)

9:06 PM. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed.


8:11 Today in New Zealand History

Hartley and Reilly rewarded for discovering gold, 19 August 186

8:18  Be My Life’s Companion

Phyl Mounce                                                
CD Stebbing Zodiac 001                       


8:25 The Legends of the Mountains a 1977 programme introduced by Marama Martin

Jean Abley interviews Mira Te Tomo about the origin of the legend.


8:39 Accidents Will Happen

Bob Taggart’s Dance Tones                           
Stebbing Zodiac 001                        


8:43 Aviation historian Ross Ewing died this week

In this 1994 report he describes the sinking of a vintage Catalina aircraft on its delivery flight to New Zealand in January 1994                                                                                                            


8:52 Harbour Lights

Big City Six                                                 
CD Stebbing Zodiac 001                        



8:56 A History of Building Technology Episode 2

Years of interesting innovation – improved fire alarms. Written and read by Nigel Isaacs.                                                                       


9:05 As I Remember

Free, Frost and Fresh Air by Allen J Little of Levin,  (ice skating at Naseby) read by Gavin McGinley                                               



9:10 Keep It A Secret

Dawn Barraclough           
CD Stebbing Zodiac 001                                               



9:13 A 1940s Childhood

Dame Alison Holst reads from her autobiography “A Home Grown Cook – the Dame Alison Holst story” by Alison Holst and Barbara Larson. Published by Hyndman.  Part Three – A Growing Girl in Opoho.


9:24 A 1942 broadcast from the BBC series “Calling New Zealand"

Pilot Officer Kingi Tahiwi (a 2ZB announcer) tells of his experiences in England                                                                                                                                   


9:33 How Great Thou Art

Les and Sonia Andrews CD                                                           



9:37 Bookshelf

Auckland. A Portrait of Today and Yesterday by Graham Stewart
Grantham House Publishing
ISBN 978 1 86934 118 3

9:40 Promises to Keep

Wild Geese                                                                                                           


9:45 Book of the Week

Safe Haven, the untold story of New Zealand’s largest ever military camp by Neil Frances.
Wairarapa Archive/Fraser Books 
ISBN: 978 0 9582617 9 1

Neil Frances talks about the history of the army camp at Featherston during World War I.