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Box 23


Contains 9 Results:

KING, Edith Maud interviewed by Russell King

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0047
Overview In this interview Edith talks of her early life and family in Otautau and their move to West Plains where she attended school and later Tech. The topics covered included: employment, marriage children and various family members.
Dates: 1980

WALKER, Ronald Lancelot interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0012
Overview This interview cover’s Ronald’s early life in Riverton and account of parents and siblings interests and achievements. Ronald talks of training to be a school teacher, and his contribution to education in Southland i.e. teacher, University Extension, WEA and Enrich Centre. He also talks of his own strengths, interests and philosophy in relation to education delivery; as well as his Imperial Relations Bursary.
Dates: 2010; 2010

THOMSON, Barbara Jeanette interviewed by Lee Wadds

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0096
Overview In this interview Barbara looks at her family history on Stewart Island e.g her grandfather building a boat called Huia with the support of his sons. She goes on to describe family outings on it. She tells of the building of the house on Excelsior Road Stewart Island, how her mother cooked on the griddle, her mother encouraging the growth of tree ferns after original growth cleared, and life in general here. She describes family life and friendships with others on the Island through fishing,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2012 - 2019

GRAY, Colin Alexander interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0049
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. In this interview Colin talks about and describes his family, education and employment first training as a Drafts Person before applying for a Survey Cadetship through the Lands and Survey Department. He was appointment as Staff Surveyor Invercargill and later as Town Planning Officer. He also trained for flooding problems through Civil Defence. Colin goes on to recall...
Dates: 2011

McARA, Eileen Ellen and Donald Keith Interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0321
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection.In this interview Eileen and Donald discuss their early life and families growing up in Gorge Road District. Eileen recalls domestic life on the farm and resources needed with there being no electricity; farming practices, her education and sporting interests. Donald tells of the Gorge Road Village detailing the various shops. They also tell of the events/activities at the hall. Donald goes on to recall his employment first of all in sawmills...
Dates: 2017

MONTEATH, Robert Ernest interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0320
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Gorge Road Project. In this interview Robert tells of his family history dating back to grandfather, father and fathers siblings. Robert attended Gorge Road School and Southland Boys High school. He was an axe man representing NZ in 1962 and played rugby for Southern Clubs. He goes onto describe the runnings and workings of Niederers Flax Mill. His family developed their farm at Gorge-Kaupuka South Road. Robert was a contract hay baler for 25 years. He...
Dates: 2017