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A compilation of short air checks from various NZBC stations and two private stations. All appear to be from late 1974 to early 1975.

Aircheck 2ZC Hawkes Bay [From the news items, the date is probably 1974].
Advertisements for Blossom Queen festival and Chef Jellymeat.
0800 NZBC Commercial news read by Hewitt Humphrey: Kawerau industrial dispute; America withdraws forces from Thailand (bulletin is telescoped).
Advertisement for Stewart Greer Motors - Ford Marina [sung to the tune of 'Greensleeves'].
2ZC local news read by Dave Mahoney: Canner James Watties may go into the canned meat business (bulletin telescoped).
Advertisements: Groceries at Hawkes Bay Farmers; Mantilla restaurant "businessman's lunches" for $1.60; Dave Mahoney station ID.

Aircheck NZBC National Programme station ID announcement at 11pm by Peter Fry, who hands over to announcer Hugo Manson and the first [?] overnight programme. He trailers the programme and upcoming live rugby coverage from Ireland. Music item follows.

Aircheck Radio Taranaki [2ZP 1975] - unidentified male announcer. Spoken advertisements Keith Hays show home; sung jingle for Kentucky Fried Chicken; Taranaki Polytechnic adult education classes; sung jingle for Bluebird potato chips; partial news items - MP Norman Douglas retiring from Auckland Central. Announcer apologises for midday news bulletin breaks.

Aircheck [2ZB 1975] - announcer Bas Tubert. Missing dog notice - Seatoun

Aircheck 1ZB Early Bird Show with Merv Smith. Australian weather; train and shipping arrivals; 0600 NZBC news with Chris Whitta; Tasman Bridge collapsed in Hobart, Tasmania last night. [05 Jan 1975].

Aircheck 3ZB breakfast show - unidentified male announcer - excerpt of a New Zealand Forest Products sponsored programme; Bateman's hire television, children's Easter competition; D.I.C. pre-winter sale.

Aircheck station ID Radio Taranaki 2ZH and 2ZP evening music show with Bruce Appleton; missing dog notice; Today in Sport intro.

Aircheck - unidentified station [possibly 2ZB ?] - music phone-in request show - announcer "Neville" [?] NZBC Network News with Mike George: Taiwanese freighter sinks off New Zealand coast. [11 Feb 1975]

Aircheck - 2ZB breakfast show with Lindsay Yeo [Feb 1975 ?] - advertisements, news item about Taiwanese freighter; weather; spoken advertisement for Carey's stores in Petone, Miramar.

Aircheck - 1XI 1590 Khz (Radio i) Auckland
Music - weather (breakfast show with unidentified announcer)

Aircheck- Radio Hauraki [unidentified announcer - possibly Fred Botica]
Music - Breakfast show- Dunhill Cup yachts on display at Princes Wharf.
Announcer notes the date is Epiphany (Jan. 6) - prize giveaway.
Advertisement - "Pink" magazine for girls.

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Reference number 39429

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Radio airchecks
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits Mahoney, David, Announcer
Fry, Peter, Newsreader
Whitta, Chris, Newsreader
MANSON, Hugo, Announcer
TUBERT, Bas, Announcer
Smith, Merv, Announcer
Humphrey, Hewitt, Newsreader
Yeo, Lindsay, Announcer
3ZB (Radio station : Christchurch, N.Z.)
2ZC (Radio station : Napier, N.Z.)
2ZB (Radio station : Wellington, N.Z.)
2YA (Radio station : Wellington, N.Z.)
Radio Hauraki
1ZB (Radio station : Auckland, N.Z.)
2YZ (Radio station : Napier, N.Z.)
2ZP (Radio station : New Plymouth, N.Z.)
Radio i 1332 (Auckland, N.Z.)
2ZH (Radio station : Hawera, N.Z.)

Duration 00:33:25

Date [1974-1975]