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Contains 31 Results:

DALZELL, Reginald (Reg) interviewed by Lloyd Esler

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0037
Overview Reg is from a farming family and describes his background in Southland, the depression, education, social life and transport services. Reg has spent his whole life involved in farming, promoting animal health and participating extensively in the Colombo Plan. Reg won a Dominion Farmers Traveling Scholarship.
Dates: 2008

COGHLAN, Gerald and Beverley interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0071
Overview This interview looks at the building of the new Mossburn Community Centre, the fund raising efforts of the community e.g. Mossburn 1600 (bike ride) which is described in detail. It goes onto the construction and opening of the new centre which has several clubs within it e.g. Rifle range, Netball Courts, Basketball, and Badminton etc.
Dates: 2007

AURIK, Johanna (Hanny) interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0090
Overview Johanna discusses life in Amsterdam, her parents’ history, her childhood, education and the war in Holland and its affects e.g. bombing, lack of food, and the end of the war. She goes on to talk of coming to NZ and getting to Invercargill, employment, her marriage to Hank who was a builder, life and children in Invercargill. She recalls visits home to Holland and the Invercargill Dutch Club as well Mission Without Boarders which she set up in Southland.
Dates: 2011

LEITCH, Graeme McKenzie interviewed by George Taylor

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0007
Overview In this interview Graeme recalls a variety of subjects, events and identities around the Wyndham, Mataura, Mokoreta areas. He talks of his father’s hunting of possums, rabbits, wild pigs and his father’s work history at the Titiroa Dairy Factory and the Rabbit Board; as well as his parents’ marriage and his siblings. He goes onto talk of his own employment as a plumber and being responsible for the issuing and renewing of firearm licenses in the Wyndham and Mataura Districts. He was also a...
Dates: 2010

MACINDOE, George Lyle interviewed by Merren McCallum

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0008
Overview This interview covers George’s and his family’s association with First Church. He gives a brief history of his family background. Then gives a description of: bible class, Sunday School, bell ringing and the changeover to keyboard for this, choir, organists, Church Governace, and different ministers.
Dates: 2010

COLHOUN, William (Bill) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0010
Overview This interview covers Bill’s arrival from Ireland to Outram. In 1941 he volunteered for the navy, describes this process, the training and activities in Pacific. He talks of the ships and conditions; the torpedoing of the ‘Leander’ plus returning to NZ on aircraft carrier ‘Atheling’. Bill talks of his work history after the war i.e. freezing works, shearing, wool store, butchery and the purchase of farm land, his family life and children’s achievements.
Dates: 2010

BROWN, David Morton interviewed by Ailsa Dawson

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0024
Overview This interview covers David’s family history, his involvement in the Army in the pacific and his shift to Lumsden in 1946 where he went into partnership in the grocery store with Ray Pickering. Later this became Brown Brothers and traded for 40 years. There is a description of how this business operated and the addition of the rural mail to it. David describes his interests which include: his rugby career, driver for St John’s Ambulance, RSA, Senior Citizens, and Lions.
Dates: 2007

BOYLE Norma interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0034
Overview Norma describes her personal education history at Tuatapere School, Dux of Nightcaps District School, attendances at Southland Girls High and later to training College. She talks of teaching techniques and outlines her teaching career as well as comparing the current education system with past.
Dates: 2007

COWIE Andrew Findlay interviewed by June Trotter

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0036
Overview This interview covers family history, property, family gatherings and growing up in a large extended family on the farm. Findlay talks of his education through to secondary school and his return to employment on the farm. He talks of the crops/seeds and early farming machinery and technologies. During the war Findlay was an Air Force mechanic and after the war he talks of marriage and returning to farming life.
Dates: 2006

Abstract of Graeme McKenzie LEITCH, 2020

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: H00070002
Overview Graeme McKenzie LeitchInterviewer: George TaylorAbstracter: Libby FramptonTrack 100:00 Interview identification – introduced Graeme LEITCH, of WYNDHAM, has been connected with MOKORETA for the past 70 years. 00:55 Father hunted POSSUMS in MOKORETA during DEPRESSION. Hunted at Doctor RODGER’S place and at WYNDHAM STATION. No charge at Dr Rodger’s, BEGG’s did (WYNDHAM STATION). Would get STAMP from the post office, 6 pence a skin to hunt...
Dates: 2020