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Contains 29 Results:

BATT, Harold Ernest Norman (Ernie) and Joan interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0072
Overview This interview looks at Ernie’s early life growing at Waimatuku, joining the army, training at Papakura and disembarking for Egypt. He gives a description of training in Egypt and Greece with 5th Field Regiment; Describes fighting in Greece-Crete. Ernie ecame a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag 8b and discusses his time there. He met Joan when he returned to England. After the war they settled in Winton where he started his own contracting business and Joan was very involved in Plunket, Croquet,...
Dates: 2008

CHISHOLM, Adam Park interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0025
Overview This is an extensive interview with Adam which covers his family history dating back to Scotland and the immigration to NZ on board the ‘Three bells’; Adams war experiences in the Air force, as a prisoner of war in Stalag 3 and the Lubeck March; his life after the war on a farm he won in the land ballot, His involvement with DHL, Bahrain and the Gulf war. Adam also tells of the plane accident in Foveaux Strait which lead to the loss of his grandson.
Dates: 2009

METZGER, Nicholas Graham (Tiny) interviewed by Lloyd Esler

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0143
Overview Tiny tells of his education from primary through to night class, where he did a carpentry apprenticeship. This lead to employment building Government houses - commercial buildings - country jobs. He goes on to talk in detail about the Mutton Bird Islands, the requirements needed to participate in the mutton bird season e.g. the processing, storage, making of the kelp storage bags, and the cooking of them. He describes in detail the islands, the management and laws relating to them,...
Dates: 2008

Abstract of Margaret COPELAND , 2011

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: H00160002
Abstract of Interview with Margaret Copeland Margaret Copeland Interviewer: Judith Thomas Date: 29 September 2008 at Wilton Street, Invercargill Abstracter: Jean Hawkes Track 1 (part 1) 00.00 Interview identification.00.37 Margaret Copeland ('Gran') born 1917.01.43 Father – GEORGE FREDERICK JAQUIERY born in WELLINGTON. His parents came over from TASMANIA, where father was mounted policeman. His father from MANCHESTER, ENGLAND. Moved to LYTTELTON, eventually to INVERCARGILL. In charge of...
Dates: 2011

Abstract of Virginia Elena BALAN (Gina), 2011

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: H00560007
Abstract Virginia Elana BalanInterviewer: Rebecca Amunsden Abstracter: Courtney Ellison TRACK 100:00 Interview identification01:15 ROMANIA. Parents. Father VIRGILIU. Name meant something small. Born 1933, 22 February. Died 52. Incurable disease. 25 when her father died. Father – described. Fathers occupation - Theatre Producer. Socialist system.04:30 Culture in ROMANIA. Father’s occupation – described. ...
Dates: 2011

Abstract of Nicholas Graham METZGER, 2008

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: H01420002
Abstract NICHOLAS GRAHAM (TINY) METZGER Interviewer: Lloyd Esler Abstracter: Jean Hawkes TRACK 100:00 Interview identification00:45 Self aged 76 in September 2008 – Born INVERCARGILL – Brought up GREEN HILLS – Moved to BLUFF before 1950 – Play rugby and rowed for BLUFF01:32 [EDUCATION]: Attended GREEN HILLS SCHOOL – Not impressed with teachers. SOUTHLAND TECHNICAL COLLEGE – Enjoyed time. CARPENTRY APPRENTICESHIP –...
Dates: 2008