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Contains 10 Results:

KLEMICK, Martin (Marty) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0181
Overview Marty talks of his family history and life growing up in a large family in Nightcaps; his education and employment in the local mines. He recalls topics such as: mine safety, explosives, physical work, unions, mine managers, wages etc. His father built their family home and this is one of the oldest homes in Nightcaps. Marty also looks at friendships built through his work.
Dates: 2013

BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0182
Overview Beth recalls her family history, education and living on a farm at Wairio. Her employment included: aiding at the Nightcaps Maternity Hospital, Nursemaid at Mt. Linton for the McGregor family, and working at the local bakery. She describes wages and cost of items of the time as well as social activities and the meeting of and marrying her husband. She discusses his employment in transport and mining and her concerns for him in his occupation of 40 years in the mines. She goes on to recall...
Dates: 2013

PIERCY, Geoffrey Thomson interveiwed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0188
Overview In this interview Geoff discusses family history, education, employment, growing up in Invercargill and local history, an example being prohibition. Geoff has held many positions in the community these include: city councilor, directorships of Southern PHO and Invercargill Electricity Company.
Dates: 2013

DAVIN, Rachael interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0187
Overview In this interview, Racheal, shares her memories of her uncle, the author Dan Davin, his wife and children. She talks about her trip to the UK and the USA in 1975. She also shares memories of her father, Martin and her family.
Dates: 2013

DAVIN, Patrick interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0186
Overview In the interview Pat recalls his love of reading history, education, employment, and activities with brothers, for example rabbiting. There is a snapshot of family life with stories of the family home, toys, religion, childhood friends, his father and brothers. In particular his brother Dan.

Dates: 2013

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0184
Overview In this interview Vincent recalls his life and work in the mines around Nightcaps and Ohai for forty years. He also talks of the retail outlets in Nightcaps and latterly their decline, his interest in rugby, home ownership, marriage and friends.
Dates: 2013

ALLAN, Robert Bruce (Carter) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0183
Overview Born in Nightcaps Robert talks of family, his mother’s vegetable garden and chores, the effects of mining on the town and the reduced number of people living in Nightcaps now. He tells of work and friends in the mining industry where he worked underground for 41 years. He worked at Mt. Linton mines where the workers had to work hard. He helped to set up the Ohai Railway Trust Board and finishes the interview by recalling the building of the Pub in Ohai by the Taylors.
Dates: 2013

STANCOMBE, Clara Faulds interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0185
Overview In this interview Clara recalls her early life, family, education, growing up around Tuatapere, employment, being a member of the Volunteer Aids Group during the war and marriage.
Dates: 2013

CHISHOLM, Robert John interviewed by Ann McKenzie

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0190
Overview In this interview Robert tells of his family history, his earliest memories of home aged 2 years, family life, education as well as local history around the Tokanui/Waikawa area. His first job was driving a tractor aged 14. He became ill with rheumatic fever. He goes on to tell of marriage, children and working for a carrying company, Southland County – Roading – and engineers Jones-Graham Hyde. He also talks about Chisholm Bros., and his work on constructing roads in the area. His interests...
Dates: 2013

COYLE, David John interviewed by Joy Lietze

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0189
Overview In this extensive interview David recalls his family history and life; World War 2, education and in employment. He goes in to detail about his employment in the timber industry in Tapanui covering aspects from the sawmills through to the selling of the timber off shore.
Dates: 2013