[June anniversaries].

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1. 1st 1964, the last passenger train through Palmerston North and an interview with the train driver, Charlie Harper, includes actuality of the train.
2. 2nd 1902, Unidentified New Zealand soldiers recall the end of the Boer War.
3. 3rd 1967, the HMNZS Waikato is granted the freedom of the city of Hamilton. Includes speeches and bands.
4. 4th 1968, the death of Sir Walter Nash with extracts from his speeches, 1935-1960.
5. 5th 1980, interviews with victims and descriptions of the damage caused when the Taieri Plains flooded.
6. 6th 1951, Sir Bernard Fergusson becomes a Baron. Includes an extract from his opening of Parliament that year.
7. 7th 1965, a description of the work, leisure and sing-a-long when the gangs building the Haast Road meet.
8. 8th 1978, Naomi James completes her round the world solo yacht trip. Includes the welcome and interview at Portsmouth.
9. 9th 1976, the death of actress Sybil Thorndyke. Includes an interview when she was in New Zealand and an extract from a play.
10. 10th 1886, the Mount Tarawera eruption is remembered.
11. 11th 1937, H. T. Armstrong addresses the International Labour Organisation.
12. 12th 1959, the announcement that no Māori will go to South Africa with an account of the demonstrations and a song.
13. 13th 1968, survivors talk of the rescue from the wreck of MV Maranui. 14. 14th 1942, United States Marines arrive in New Zealand, includes part of their radio show and the marines recall their days here.
15. 15th 1912, the birth of Oscar Natzka, includes part of an interview on opera and song.

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Reference number 157060

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Documentary radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Harper, Charlie, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Nash, Walter, 1882-1968, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Freyberg, Bernard Cyril (b.1889, d.1963), Speaker/Kaikōrero
James, Naomi, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Armstrong, Hubert Thomas, 1875–1942, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Natzka, Oscar, 1912-1951, Speaker/Kaikōrero

Duration 00:28:33

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