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Box 2

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Contains 27 Results:

DUFF, Albert Gordon (Bert) interviewed by Avis McDonald

 Record Group — Box: 2
Identifier: H0067
Overview Bert speaks of and describes his family history, life, education and growing up at Rimu e.g. attending Rimu School, rabbiting, sports, working on and owning his farm and farming practices. He also covers the outbreak of World War 2 and its effects on family and country.
Dates: 2011

PATERSON, Hugh interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 2
Identifier: H0078
Overview Hugh talks of his family history, his siblings’ lives and choices. He talks in detail of farming practices, produce and his return to the farm after his time in World War 2 and the benefits of his attendance of a farming course at Lincoln. He describes his time at war in detail.
Dates: 2009

MACKENZIE, Martha Cooper (Mattie) interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 2
Identifier: H0128
Overview Mattie’s family lived at Hakataramea until getting a balloted farm at Beaumont around 1915. Beaumont was a thriving community until the railway closed. Grocery, butchery and bakery deliveries were once a week. Mattie describes the effects of her mother breaking her leg, her father’s ill health and her brother Alister’s war service which lead to his death in the Solomon Islands. Mattie took charge of the Post Office and Telephone Exchange. After her marriage they moved to her husband’s family...
Dates: 2009

Abstract of Leslie James REDDITT, 2010

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: H00320002
Abstract Recorded: 14 December 2010 Interviewer: Joy LeitzAbstracter: Jean Hawkes TRACK 100:00 Introduction00:20 Interview identification01:07 LESLIE JAMES REDDITT born 16 December 191301:23 End of Track 1 TRACK 200:09 Recording Agreement00:47 Born at MANSE BUSH ROAD – Youngest of five Father GEORGE REDDITT – Mother CATHERINE MARY (McBEAN)01:24 [SIBLINGS]: BERTHA...
Dates: 2010

Leslie James Redditt and his wife Brenda, 2010

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: H00320004
Overview Taken at the time of the interview [14 December 2010].
Dates: 2010

REDDITT, Leslie James interviewed by Joy Lietze

 Record Group — Box: 2
Identifier: H0032
Overview Leslie talks of his family history, education and home domestic life in the Tapanui area. He describes the depression years, working in the forestry in Rotorua, the loss of his brother in the war, his marriage/family and farming life, where he has seen many changes and practices over 70 years in the industry. Leslie also talks about steam trains and rail service in the area as well as his interest in the Racing Club and Dog trails.
Dates: 2010

Leslie James Redditt, 2010

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: H00320003
Overview Photograph taken at the time of the interview [14 December 2010].
Dates: 2010

Abstract of Judith O'CONNOR, 2014

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: H02100002
Abstract TRACK 100:00 Interview identification01:18 Born in Invercargill in 1945 Lived in Mokotua, brick and rough cast house. Oldest of four children, Russell, Paul and Barry. 02:20 Father born at Morton Mains. Farmer, war, (WW2), shearer. Mixed farming, dairy and sheep. 200 acres, 50 cows.04.01 Oteramika School, Bus and biked. Step through girl’s bike. Teachers: Mr Wright, Mr Hackey, Mr Scully. 2 roomed school, about 30 children.05:40 Good...
Dates: 2014