Sounds Historical for Sunday 26 May 2013
8:09 Today in New Zealand History
The death on May 26 1885 of Robert Graham of Auckland, who had an important role in developing thermal resorts.
8:17 The Duplicats with Johnny Thomson Trio
Song: The Moon is Blue
Comp: Not Stated
Album: 008 CD
8:18 Homework - mystery voices
8:19 Dunedin philanthropist Les Cleveland
Les Cleveland, who died last week, recalls his childhood in the poor part of town in the 1930s. Recorded in 2000.
8:39 On 29 May the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Mt Everest will be marked
Acting prime minister Keith Holyoake announces the successful climb in a 1953 radio broadcast and Sir Edmund Hillary reflects on his climbing career. The song “Hillary, We’re Proud Of Tou' is included.
9:06 Radio Daze
John Terris recalls his radio career in the 1950s and 1960s. Part Two.
9:26 Homework - mystery voices
9:28 Lieutenant Wynton Ryan
Recorded in Cairo after the evacuation from Crete in 1941, Lieutenant Wynton Ryan tells of his platoon's task in escorting the King of Greece over the mountains to safety.
9:36 Julian Lee and his magic pianos
9:41 The Trekka Story - Part 3
Todd Niall continues the story of the Trekka, New Zealand's only homegrown designed and produced motor vehicle.