[Radio Hauraki first breakfast broadcast 1966-12-05.]

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Radio Hauraki's first breakfast broadcast from on board the ship 'Tiri' is introduced by Bob Leahy. Test transmissions had started on 01 Dec. 1966, but this was the first breakfast show.
[Recorded off-air from 0600-0630, with some static interference. Music tracks have been edited from online content due to copyright.]

Georgie Flame - 'Getaway'
Station ID at 0600 followed by instrumental music.
The breakfast announcer is Paddy O'Donnell.
Unidentified instrumental music
Station ID "This is Radio Hauraki, the home of the young New Zealanders."
The Animals - 'Change the World'
Advertisment - Marzine travel sickness treatment.
Musical station ID - 'Born Free' - "Radio Hauraki is the youngest radio station in the world... owned and operated by 25 young New Zealanders, their average age, 24."
Bobby Darren - 'If I were a Carpenter'
Advertisment - Roma tea
Station ID - "This is it - the sound of The Good Guys"
Roger Miller - 'Heartbreak Hotel'
Advertisement - Cutex - Bare Essentials nail polish
O'Donnell advises listeners Radio Hauraki's hours of transmission will be 6am -10pm Monday to Friday, to 1am on Saturdays, Sundays 9am - 9pm.
Station ID - "Modern radio for modern people living in a modern city"
Music station promo - Paul Revere, Petula Clark, Tom Jones: "The swingers of '66 .. on Hauraki 1480 top of your tranny."
Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich - 'Bend It'
Advertisement - John Webster socks and ties, "for the man that's going places."
Telegrams of congratulations to Hauraki, from listeners Mike and Phil of Wanganui and telegrams sent from the Tiri during test transmissions. O'Donnell thanks listeners for their letters and telegrams of support to the station.
Advertisement - Cooper's Wholesale
Gene Pitney - 'Backstage'
Gene Pitney - 'The Boss's Daughter'
Advertisement - Choysa Tea
Advertisement - Beachcomber Caravans
Station ID using Beatles music - "Radio Hauraki is personality radio...We want to swing just like The Beatles."
Listeners are invited to write in with suggestions for the station.
Sonny and Cher - 'I Got You Babe'

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Year 1966

Reference number 23893

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Leahy, Bob, Announcer
O'Donnell, Paddy, Announcer
Radio Hauraki, Broadcaster

Duration 00:35:10

Date 05 Dec 1966

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