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8:08 Today in New Zealand History: Samuel Marsden's first Maori contact, 1809

8:16 Song: Blue Smoke

Artist: The Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra
Composer: Karaitiana
Album The Dreaming EP
Label: Private CD

8:20 Homework

8:21 Goodbye to Te Aroha

A 1976 Spectrum documentary in which Alwyn Owen bids farewell in sound and verse to New Zealand's last wooden coaster. (Part Two)

8:41 Song: Box of Tricks

Artist: The Maritime Crew - solo John Walton
Composer: Bob Lovell
Album; Under the Southern Cross
Label: Manu

8:47 The Fred Miller Story

Southland journalist, goldminer and poet Fred Miller spent part of the 1930s Depression living with his wife Ngaire in a cave on the banks of the Clutha River, searching for gold. (Part One)

9:00 News

9:07 As I Remember

Trieste, May 1945 by the late Wallis Burrow. Extracts from his diary supplied by his widow, Thelma Burrow of Blockhouse Bay, Auckland.

9:08 Rugby songs - Baa Baa Springbok and Canterbury Rams

9:12 Homework

9:14 Have a Shot

Acts from a 1950s radio talent quest from 1ZB Auckland compered by Peter Gwynne. Kenneth Coburn of Mission Bay plays 'Moonlight Sonata' and Caroline Smith of Ponsonby sings 'Estrelitta' and a song from Don Hunter of Grey Lynn.

9:29 New Zealand soldier, Private Alan Brown, tells of his ordeal when he was one of the people trapped in a cable car 60 metres above the sea in Singapore in January 1983.

9:34 Song: Windy City

Artist: Pixie Williams and the Ruru Karaitiana Quartet
Composer: Karaitiana
Album For the Record
Label: Blue Smoke

9:39 Resources for Family History

Australian compiler for the Ancestry website Brad Argent discusses methods of accessing family history on the internet.