Sounds Historical for Sunday 5 June 2011
8:11 As I Remember Archive
Memories of a Volunteer by June Bennett, read by Alison Lloyd Davies.
An area near Ashburton once boasted a brickworks with a very tall chimney which actually was the reason for the name given to the settlement – what was that name?
8:17 The Maori Battalion
Recorded during the Second World war. Major Wi Reedy sends greetings to Ngati Porou. The tribal song Ngati Porou e follows the C Company perform a haka led by Major Reedy.
8:24 Monty Soutar
Author of an acclaimed history one of the companies of the Maori Battalion, talks about the project to locate 3,600 photographs so that every man who served in the Battalion will be represented.
Sounds like a big job
8:40 Maori Battalion
March by members of Maori Battalioin.
8:44 Spike Milligan
Spike visits Midday Report in the 1970s.
9:05 As I Remember
Raising the Bar by Jack Patterson of Port Chalmers, read by Phil Smith.
9:12 They’re Changing Guard at Buckingham Palace (Fraser-Simpson)
Bill Williams (baritone), Maurice Till (piano)
9:15 Pianist Maurice Till
Maurice Till died at the age of 84 in March this year. In a 1979 interview Peter Drake talks to him about his musical life.
9:32 The A and P Show (Goodwin)
Ron Goodwin and the NZSO CD EMI 434 649
9:41 Book of the Week
Agricultural Heritage - Auckland Agricultural and Pastoral Association Inc. 1843-2010 by Hugh Stringleman. Published by Auckland Agricultural and Pastoral Association Inc. ISBN 978 1877 514173
9:54 Click Go the Shears (Stafford)
John Hore LP Joe Brown