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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

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

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

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0001
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: 2009

BOYLE Norma interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0034
Overview Norma describes her personal education history at Tuatapere School, Dux of Nightcaps District School, attendances at Southland Girls High and later to training College. She talks of teaching techniques and outlines her teaching career as well as comparing the current education system with past.
Dates: 2007

BROUGHTON, Robyn Denise interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0080
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. In this interview Robyn talks of her early life and her family’s interest in sports, and her studies taking her to Otago University where she met her husband. This brought Robyn to Invercargill and she tells of her involvement in netball both as a player and a coach and contributions she has made to both aspects.
Dates: 2011

BUCKINGHAM, Ian Robert (Buck) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 37
Identifier: H0358
Overview Note that, as well as the oral history, there is a recording of Ian's memorial service included on the CD. Due to Ian's sudden death, the interviewer was unable to complete the oral history so the eulogies have been included to give some more information on his life.
Dates: 2018

BURGESS, Ngaire Rita interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 29
Identifier: H0194
Overview In this interview Ngaire discusses her early life in South Canterbury on a farm. She shares family stories including tracking sheep and trapping rabbits on the farm. She goes on to talk of her education, employment and social life. She joined the Air Force and worked in the Technical Library at Whenuapai, in Auckland. She travelled overseas 58 times. She tells of her marriage to Brian and their family. Over the years she was involved in the running of bookshops and had ‘Ngaire’s Bookshop’ in...
Dates: 2014

CHARLESON, Noeleen Amy interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 41
Identifier: H0393
Dates: 2017 - 2018

COGHLAN, Gerald and Beverley interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0071
Overview This interview looks at the building of the new Mossburn Community Centre, the fund raising efforts of the community e.g. Mossburn 1600 (bike ride) which is described in detail. It goes onto the construction and opening of the new centre which has several clubs within it e.g. Rifle range, Netball Courts, Basketball, and Badminton etc.
Dates: 2007

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