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PEARSON, Charles Brian interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 18
Identifier: H0147
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. Charles tells of the 1984 flood in Otautau. At the time he was the Deputy Chairman of the Otautau Community Board. He recalls and describes the lead up to the flood, e.g. warnings etc., and the need to balance the assistance of the Chairman and looking after his own family and home, which ended up being flooded. He talks about the after effects of the flood on homes and...
Dates: 2009

Abstract of Charles Brian PEARSON, 2009

 Item — Box: 18
Identifier: H01470002
Abstract CHARLES BRIAN PEARSON Interviewer: Nancy BurnettAbstracter: Jean Hawkes TRACK 100:00 Interview identification00:35 CHARLES BRIAN PEARSON born 11 January 194000:45 Recording agreement01:22 At time of 1984 FLOOD family living at 9 RUSSELL ESPLANADE, OTAUTAU Family at home consisted of 5 children, self and wife01:44 [OCCUPATION]: PVC Sales Rep for...
Dates: 2009

LINDSAY, Frank Ritchie interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 18
Identifier: H0343
Overview Ritchie looks at the history of the family farm in Drummond i.e. the various owners and at his extended family. He describes crops and farming practices and he was educated at Isla bank School and Southland Technical College leaving school at 14 to work on the farm. He remembers Invercargill Show Days, Stock sales at Winton and his war years’ service. He purchased his farm with the support of father’s friend. He discusses the rabbit problem and control of this and general life e.g. kerosene...
Dates: 2009