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New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settled by humankind. It was also the first to introduce full democracy. Between those events, and in the century that followed the franchise, the movements and the conflicts of human history have been played out more intensively and more rapidly in New Zealand than anywhere else on Earth.
The book was abridged for radio by Michael King himself just before his untimely death in 2004 and by Elizabeth Alley; it is narrated by one of New Zealand 's most accomplished actors, George Henare. The radio series contains compelling archive material from RNZ’s archives - such as Michael Joseph Savage's 1939 radio address to the nation shortly after we declared war on Germany. The radio series is presented again in a series of 10 CDs.
CD0401 CD boxed set $99.00
Michael King – Interview With Kim Hill
Listen to Michael King in discussion with Kim Hill as he talks about the research and writing of The History of New Zealand.
KH111003 CD $30.00
The thoughts and memories of men who survived the conflict of WWI. Maurice Shadbolt's book adapted for radio. We hear again how our young New Zealand men lived and died in Turkey. Very moving.
CD911 CD $30.00
Jack Perkins tracing the history of New Zealand radio. Includes:
1. A Stirring Thrills the Air
2. The On Air Game (sport),
3. Politics War And Progress 1935 to 1949
4. Theatre of the Mind (drama)
5. The Cinderella Service (news)
6. The Golden Years 1949 to 1970
7. Tuning Up (concert programme)
8. Te Reo O Te Tangata Whenua
9. Hauraki at Sea
10. Public Versus Private 1970-96
0908759207 10 CD Boxed set
Cost $50.00 set (please note booklets deleted)
Aunt Daisy was NZ's 1st lady of radio. Her “Morning Session" started on 1ZB on 30/10/1936 and spread to all of the Commercial Broadcasting Service and ran for 27 years. Here are two typical programmes.
CD9630 CD $30.00
If these walls could talk....
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