Sounds Historical for Sunday 25 November 2012
8:10 Today in New Zealand History - 25 November 1835
Robert Maunsell joined the Church Missionary Society 3'54"
8:18 Maori Battalion Marching Song
CD Atoll ACD 206 3'54"
8:24 Homework and entry from Noel Vickeridge
8:29 All Black Bob Scott died this week
In this tribute Winston McCarthy calls him the "greatest footballer" and Bob Scott tells of his career in an interview after his retirement. 14'51"
8:46 Homework entry - Stella Forbes
8:47 This is New Zealand
A 1950s episode in which Jim Henderson tells of Bruce Crowley's dairy farming in Northland. Bruce's wartime exploits have been told in a recent book, "North to the Apricots"
North to the Apricots by Julia Millen. (Writes Hill)
ISBN 978 0 473 23416 6
9:06 As I Remember
Barracks Weeks 1930s - by Cliff Couch of Paraparumu, read by Damon Taylor 4'00"
9:14 As I Remember
From Thames to Thames, an immigrant's 1951 recollections by Lesley Tahtakilic. 4'05"
9:20 Watermelon Weather
Les Smith CD Zodiac 004
9:23 the history of the St. John's Church, Waikouaiti
A talk by Rev. P. C. Williams on the history of the St. John's Church, Waikouaiti, land for which was donated by Johnny Jones. Recorded for the 1958 centennial.
Book: Roadway to the Rushes - Waikouaiti and District 1840-1890 by Eileen Foote
ISBN 978 0 473 20721 2
Homework entries - Lois Buckley and Verna Walcott
George the Wilder New Zealand Boy (Morrison/Merito)
Howard Morrison Quartet CD EMI 5968442 9'14"
What Happened to Haystacks and Horse? by Garrick Batten
ISBN 9780473 210755
9:42 Book of the Week
Lives We Leave Behind, a novel by Maxine Alterio about the sinking of the Marquette during World War One in which ten New Zealand nurses died.
Lives We Leave Behind by Maxine Alterio
Published by Penguin