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8:06 Anniversary of Hillary climbing Everest

Announcement by Keith Holyoake and description by Hillary. 29 May 1953.

Hillary We're Proud of You (Joan Stafford)

Jimmy Fitzgerald

8:12 As I Remember Archive

Cookie Carruthers by Percy Allison, read by David Knowles.

8:21 Unchained Melody (North)

National Male Choir of New Zealand 2000 CD

8:26 Homework

What do Bell Block, Milson, Levels and Hilderthorpe have in common?

8:27 The story of the wartime pipe band of 22 Battalion told by Scotch Patterson

8:44 Hillary We're Proud of You (Joan Stafford)

Jimmy Fitzgerald

8:45 The Lyttelton Tunnel

The Lyttelton road tunnel was opened on 22 February 1964 and in February this year we intended to mark the 47th anniversary by listening to the stories of the men who built the tunnel - but as you will recall 22 February was the day of the great Christchurch Earthquake this year and so many plans were abandoned - but tonight we can hear some of those stories and take part in the opening ceremony

9:06 As I Remember

A Hunting We Will Go - Or No! by Roy Walker of Auckland, read by Mike Gourley

9:10 Excerpts from reports from Bastion Point on 25 May 1978 when 222 protesters were evicted by police after a 506-day occupation

9:14 Baby Its Cold Outside

This song by Buddy Clark and Dinah Shore, reached the Billboard Best Seller chart on May 6, 1949, and lasted 19 weeks on the chart, peaking at number four.

9:17 Homework

What do Bell Block, Milson, Levels and Hilderthorpe have in common?

9:20 The Story of the Press

Christchurch's daily newspaper marks its 150th anniversary this week and feature writer and author of the 150th history Mike Crean discusses aspects of the newspaper's past.

9:32 Down the Hall on Saturday Night (Cape)

Peter Cape CD

9:34 Bookshelf

King George's Hall 1911-2011 by Judy Siers
King George's Hall Committee, P.O.Box 80 Bay View, Napier
ISBN 978 0 473 18419 3

The hall opened 22 June 1911

9:36 Mellow Moon/Beautiful Ohio

The Swingalongs CD

9:39 Book of the Week

William Massey -A Great New Zealand Minister?, edited by James Watson and Lachy Paterson
Otago University Press
ISBN 9781877 578076

A 1920s speech by William Massey on "The Empire" and Erik Olssen discusses the achievements of Prime Minister William Massey.