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Old Time Radio

'Old Time Radio' is a regular Thursday morning slot on Christchurch B-Net Station RDU, where past Sound Archives client supply archivist Blair Parkes plays several clips from Sound Archives and talks about them with RDU Mornings hosts Wammo and Yadana.The slot appears at approximately 8.30 am. The following clips were discussed.

10th November 2005
-CDR814 Elsa Davis from Melbourne singing her Phar Lap song; T6238 Jack Lovelock's 1500m gold medal race from Berlin in 1936; "Summit Dignity of Man" advertisement, D4467;
duration 11'18"

17th November 2005
-MR901114 7am News report regarding Aramoana gunman David Gray; 01/168 an interview with Mei Robin, the woman who modelled for the recently stolen and recovered statue in Napier; and an Advertisment for Persil featuring an atomic reactor [ex Sound Archives compilation cd]; 45/748 "Pania of the Reef' song by Joe Ratana and Leah Clubb with the Amorangi Boys of Rotorua. duration 12'44"

24th November 2005
A Rugby theme as New Zealand had recently won the rights to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
-Winston McCarthy 'it's a goal', 'he's missed'; [T917] Peter Jones 'I'm absolutley buggered'; [all ex- Sound Archives compilation] All Blacks win Rugby World Cup 1987; TCDR 5446 "Give it a boot Robbie" duration 11'31"

1st December 2005
Aviation - just over 26 years after Air New Zealand Flight 901 crashes at Mt Erebus, Antarctica.
-TCDR2401 Initial News report of Mount Erebus crash; TCDR7102 John Blumsky report from Antarctica; DCDR23 tk 6 1953 London to Christchurch air race; CDR874 Fred Ladd excerpt;
HITS 28 "Aire of Good Feeling " by Quincy Conserve" duration 17'28"

8th December 2005
pre-recorded on 7th December due to the show being an outside broadcast from Poplar Lane , Christchurch featuring a backyard cricket competition prior to Australia and New Zealnd playing a cricket test on 10/12/2005.
T2235 -John Lennon is shot 8/12/80; COMP 2 tk 49 Queen Street riots; NAC Friendship advertisement [ex Sound Archives compilation] Underarm bowling incident from the MCG 1st February, 1981.{there is some static between 13'45 and 14'06} "I hate guns' by Nelson / Wellington band "Minuit'. duration 22'25"

15th December 2005
The final of Old Time Radio, with a Christmas Theme.
- Memories of a Christmas spent in the middle east by the Māori Battalion in 1942 [ex -Sound Archives CD compilation] D701.2b Michael Savage's Christmas message to the Children, 1937; T948 Queen Elizabeth II's 1971 Christmas message; T2941 tk 22 "Andrew's Liver salts' advertisement; song "Christmas in the Country" by the Puddle from "Weird Culture Werid Custom ' National Student Compilation Lp NSR001 1986 duration 17'49"

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Year 2005

Reference number 32388

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Genre Radio commercials
Radio announcements
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Parkes, Blair
Lovelock, Jack Edward (b.1910, d.1949)
Wammo, Announcer
Saw, Yadana, Announcer
Parkes, Blair, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Gray, David Malcolm (b.1956, d.1990)
Robin, Mei Irihapiti
Ratana, Leah, -2008 (d.2008)
McCarthy, Winston John, 1908-1984
Jones, Peter, 1932-1994
Deans, Robbie, 1959-
Dunne, John
Corbett, Barry, 1952-
Sullivan, Jim, 1946-
Blumsky, John (b.1928, d.2013)
Williams, Ulric, 1910-2008
Ladd, Fred, 1908-1989
Dobbyn, Dave
Lennon, John, 1940-1980
Lessing, Judy
b.Net (Radio network)
Quincy Conserve (Musical group)
Rdu 98.5fm (Radio station : Christchurch, N.Z.)

Date 10 Nov 2005

Subject Aramoana (N.Z.)/New Zealand
Erebus, Mount (Antarctica)/Antarctica
Aircraft accidents -- Antarctica
Cricket -- New Zealand
Music -- New Zealand
Phar Lap (Race horse)
Rock music -- New Zealand
Rugby Union football
Melbourne Cup (Horse race)
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin)
Queen Street Riot, 1984

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