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Box 5


Contains 29 Results:

BALAN Virginia Elena (Gina) interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0056
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. This interview tells of family history, life and education under communist system in Romania. It describes the 1989 revolution and the road to democracy. Virginia discusses the process of leaving Romania in 2001 and resettling in NZ/Invercargill becoming an NZ Citizen.
Dates: 2011

BROUGHTON, Robyn Denise interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0080
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. In this interview Robyn talks of her early life and her family’s interest in sports, and her studies taking her to Otago University where she met her husband. This brought Robyn to Invercargill and she tells of her involvement in netball both as a player and a coach and contributions she has made to both aspects.
Dates: 2011

DAWKINS, Edward James (Eddie) interviewed by Kate Kessick

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0081
Overview Eddie discusses his family background, home, education, and interests e.g. sports and art. He talks of his introduction to cycling, discusses training, the cyclists produced by Southland and the rise in interest in cycling with the building of the Velodrome. He looks at his career highlights, goals and mishaps.
Dates: 2011

CHECKETTS, Robert Neville interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0029
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. Neville gives an in-depth account of the 1984 Floods and his contribution at this time through the Fire Police and radio technology and communications; His interest in Amateur Radio which lead to his career as a radio technician and his lifelong involvement with Boys Brigade.
Dates: 2010

COPELAND, Margaret interviewed by Judith Thomas

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0016
Overview This is an extensive interview that covers Margaret’s memories of her family history, growing up in George Street and the history of Windsor. She covers early transport, social and recreational activities, food preparation, household chores and her passion for gardening. Education and employment history; illnesses of the time i.e. Influenza epidemic and diphtheria, challenges of building a home after the war with the lack of materials.
Dates: 2008