Sounds Historical for Sunday 25 August 2013
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
Album The Dreaming EP
Label: Private CD
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
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)
9:07 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
9:14 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
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.