Sin of Cheapness, Dn Suffragettes and Royal Visit Memories - Continued coverage of Ian Dougherty's book on social reformer Rutheford Waddell. We also mark the 125th anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand and recall past royal visits to Otago.
Rev Rutherford Waddell, Lawrence Museum, Milton Pottery - Historian Ian Dougherty talks about his new book on leading social reformer Rev Rutherford Waddell. Also included are stories on the Lawrence Museum and the once famous Milton Pottery.
Archaeological Assessment for Shared Cycleway and Dick Travis VC - The archaeological assessment that will precede the completion of the Dunedin to Port Chalmers cycle and walkway. The centenary of the death of Dick Travis VC, from the Otago Mounted Rifles.
A story on the life of New Zealand poet, James K. Baxter, particularly his time in Dunedin. Dougal Stevenson reads some of Baxter’s poetry and we also hear extracts read by the poet himself. This programme also marks the centenary of the Montecillo Veterans’ Home and Hospital and we report on the history of the treasured locomotive Josephine.
Dunedin in 1849, All Saints Church, Aviation History and Hyde Rail Disaster 75 years ago - The programme includes what Dunedin was like in 1849; the history of All Saints Anglican Church and the 75th anniversary of the Hyde rail disaster.
The closure of Cadburys factory in Dunedin is scheduled for 23rd March. In Heritage Matters on Monday at noon, Jane Edwards traces the history of Cadburys from its beginning as a biscuit and confectionary company founded by Dunedin pioneer Richard Hudson. Also, Keith Scott takes us back to the early coaching days in Otago.