Sounds Historical for Sunday 6 February 2011
8:11 Today in New Zealand History
The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, 6 February 1840.
8:17 Don't Let The Stars Get in Your Eyes (Willet)
8:21 Centennial of New Zealand's first flight
The Walsh brothers 5 February 1911. Gordon Ragg talks about the celebrations being held in Auckland.
8:38 High Noon (Tiomkin/Washington)
Tex Ritter CD
8:42 Flying in New Zealand Part Two
Comments from a 1952 programme by Wing Commander G L Steadman and early instructor Ian Smith.
8:52 BBC announcement of the death on 7 Feb 1952 of King George VI
The King's speech at the declaration of war from Buckingham Palace in September 1939.
9:09 As I Remember
Bright Sparks (A Wartime Memory), written by Athol Eaton of Greytown and read by Phil Smith.
9:16 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (Rose/Bloom)
Lonnie Donegan CD CCSCD 223
Searching For Grace by Carol Henderson and Heather Tovey.
Steele Roberts ISBN 978 1877 577017
9:21 Around the Coleridge Run (Charles/Cleveland)
Les Cleveland and the Black Billy Boys
9:27 Book of the Week
Steam at Southbrook by Mike Bradstock
Southbrook Traction Engine Club
ISBN 978 0 473 17453 8
9:42 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (Trad.Newman)
Jimmy Rogers CD
9:45 Traction Engine Tales
Tom Kyle of Timaru recalls his working life with traction engines. Recorded in 1966.