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HOSKINS, Dorothy Anne interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0073
Overview In this interview Dorothy talks of her early family history, life and memories. She gives a detailed description of her father working for the Hokonui Rabbit Board; and goes on to describe her education and later training as a Homecraft teacher. Dorothy includes a description of domestic life when she was growing up, her interest in Judo and stock-car racing, and the effects of the 1984 floods on her extended family.
Dates: 2009

HINKLEY, Nalda interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0075
Overview In this interview Nalda looks extensively at her family history in Tasmania and their settling Riverton. She details her parent’s hotel, talks of school holidays, entertainment for children at Riverton, her own education and later employment. She reflects on the outbreak of WW2, its effects, joining the army, meeting her husband and his participation in Greece with 23rd battalion. She discusses Gratuities and Rehabilitation Assistance, the building of their first home and family life.
Dates: 2009

HARGEST, Kenneth James Wilkie interviewed by Lloyd Esler

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0026
Overview This interview covers the history and stories around Ken’s family property at Rakahook; his growing up there, his education which included attending Lincoln and subsequent running of the property when his father went to World wWr II. Ken and his mother went to see his father off on the ‘Empress of Britain’ and met the Maori Battalion. Ken discusses the depression and farming practices he adopted and his views on farming. He looks at farming in the earlier days and now in his son James time.
Dates: 2009

McDONALD, Archibald Henry interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0140
Overview In this interview Archie gives a family history and an account of where his ancestors settled in New Zealand on arrival from Scotland. He tells of the depression and growing up during it; and gives an account of how his family brought him up, looking at being an only child and chores he had to do e.g. prepare the copper for wash days and growing a veggie garden. He goes on to tell of his times spent on his grandparents’ farm e.g. with cousins, the process of milking, and rabbit shooting. He...
Dates: 2008

HARRINGTON, Henry interviewed by Lloyd Esler

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0027
Overview This interview covers Henry’s retirement to Ohai and the attractions of the area e.g. good trout fishing. It also covers his passion for saving seeds where he saves ‘anything at all’. Plus the storage of these, Maori potatoes, crop rotation and pest remedies. Henry describes carrot varieties and flavours and how to grow them.
Dates: 2006

JOHNSTON, Hazel Winifred interviewed by Stephanie Herring

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0048
Overview Hazel talks about the formation and early activities of Gore Historical Society, the acquisition of museum artifacts, the formation of Hokonui Pioneer Park, and the major role played by Win Hamilton and Norman Hamilton. She also talks about early life during the Second World War, her school days, the loss of her mother at an early age and its impact on her life, her father’s work in the electricity industry, and her employment as an office girl at solicitors Smith & Dolamore.
Dates: 2011

Abstract of Kenneth James Wilkie HARGEST, 2011

 Item — Box: 10
Identifier: H00260002
Abstract Kenneth James Hargest Interviewer: Lloyd EslerAbstracter: Jean Hawkes 00.0 Track 1 Interviewer identification.00.46 KENNETH JAMES WILKIE HARGEST born 1920 in INVERCARGILL. Home as always been at RAKAUHAUKA (NOTE: pronounced Rakahook or Rakahooka Difficult for Europeans to pronounce correctly). Translation is White Forest. [NOTE: Abstracter has used RAKAHOOK throughout this interview – JH] Interview...
Dates: 2011

Abstract of Henry HARRINGTON, 2007

 Item — Box: 10
Identifier: H00270002
Abstract Henry HarringtonInterviewer: Lloyd EslerAbstract: Marianne Widmer00:00 interview identificationTrack 100:37 Lived in OHAI 13 years, born CANTERBURY – where lived and worked. Explains. Retired to Ohai, worked as farmhand. Explains Why moved to Ohai. Explains. House prices. Details . Quite enjoys Ohai Reference: HAWKES BAY02:04 Attractions of area. Describes. Good fishing – Trout. Snowfalls....
Dates: 2007