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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

Abstract of Colin Alexander GRAY, 2020

 Item — Box: 23
Identifier: H00490002
Overview COLIN ALEXANDER GRAYInterviewer: Nancy BurnettAbstractor: Robyn L PowleyDate: 1 March 2011TRACK 100:00 Interview introduction00:53 COLIN ALEXANDER GRAY – Born 19 April 193401:12 Interview agreement01:47 Father FRANCIS JOSEPH GRAY – Draper – Born in LAWRENCE, OTAGO02:02 Mother MONA ELIZABETH McLAY - Born in MATAURA, SOUTHLAND, COLIN born in LAWRENCE in 193402:24 Schooling –...
Dates: 2020

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