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Box 6

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Contains 8 Results:

LINDSAY, Margaret Ann (Meta) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0074
Overview Meta tells of her family history and early childhood memories e.g. school, home, foods, dressmaker coming, childhood games, chores and interests. She looks at the outbreak of war; her marriage and preparation for this and their extensive honeymoon around the North Island. She gives a description of home and life on their farm and her involvement with Country Girls Club. In 1971 moved to Riverton. She gives a description catering fundraisers to build a new church. They raised about $250,000.
Dates: 2007

LAMONT, Donald Joseph interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0019
Overview This interview covers Donald’s early family life, his father's business and a description of their family life. He shares his experiences in the army and being in the 9th Reinforcements sent to the Middle East. Donald reflects on the effects of war and describes life after the war: marriage, going into farming through the ballot system gaining a farm in the Waikaka Valley, and the rehabilitation scheme. Joined Men of the Trees and planted several plantations.
Dates: 2009

KENNEDY Roland Thomas interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0040
Overview Roland talks of his family history and settlement at Bayswater on their 1000 acre farm called Studleigh. He looks at the use of draft horses on the farm, the depression years, the growing and processing of linen flax for the war effort. After the war the crops changed to wheat, barley, and oats. He describes the care and contribution of sheep, horses and dogs. Roland mentions bus services and the Thornbury Vintage Museum; and reflects on his life.
Dates: 2007

McCALLUM, Doreen interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0138
Overview In this interview Doreen tells the story of her family history and their employment; the depression and the loss of the farm; her own education and employment until marriage and family. She tells the individual stories of her siblings’ lives and education. As well as describing the effects of the Influenza Epidemic of 1918 on her family, friends and the wider community of Waimahaka/Fortrose.
Dates: 2007

McLEOD, Alice Marjorie interviewed by Margaret Allan

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0011
Overview Marjorie’s interview covers her life growing up in Charlton District where her family had settled in 1911. It includes home memories, neighbours, the size of farms in the district, Charlton Hall, picnics, telephone, party line and their garden. Also mentioned is Charlton School, holidays, Gore High School, Gore Airport, Marjorie’s 90th birthday and the launch of family history publication “Both sides of the Hokonuis”. Majorie's interview also covers manual training, The Depression and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2010 - 2012

LOVETT, Bailey Ann interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0055
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. In this interview Bailey gives a description of Bluff life and activities e.g. Oyster Festival. She discusses her family’s connection with fishing, her early education and studying to become a Marine Biologist and what this entailed. Bailey describes experiences such as studying shell fish, shark tagging and research on whales, dolphins, sharks and seals.
Dates: 2011

McDOWELL, John Stuart (Boggy) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0061
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. In this interview John discusses and describes his family history, life on the farm at Boggy Burn, his education- particularly at Central Southland College, sporting interests and interest in music. After talking with the careers advisor John decided on a career in Radio. He talks of his career, which started in Dunedin, his return to Invercargill, his views on Southland and life here and the Southland Music...
Dates: 2011

MACDONALD Sarah Black (Sadie) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0020
Overview In this interview Sadie describes arriving in NZ, their early days of settling in Dunedin her education and gaining employment at Shacklock. She reflects on World war II, its effects and attitudes. Sadie and her husband settled in Otautau where they raised their family. She describes the daily life of Otautau – shops, garages, banks etc., Sister Edwards at the Maternity home. She was employed at Wallace Council and talks of experience in the 1984 floods
Dates: 2007