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ALLISON, Thomas interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 12
Identifier: H0302
Dates: 1999

AUSTIN, William Rex interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 14
Identifier: H0301
Dates: 1999

BAILEY, Mae Florence interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0259
Dates: 2016

BICKLEY, Frank Ivan interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0023
Overview This interview covers Frank’s family, war service and work history; went on active service in 1943 to the Middle East with 9th Reinforcements. There is a description of training and battles in Italy and the battle of Casino. Frank was injured twice. On return to NZ to he worked on farms, at the freezing works, meet and married his wife Val. Interests include: Lions Club, Probus Bowls and Tai Chai.
Dates: 2010

BREAYLEY, Jeanette Marjorie interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0261
Overview In this interview Jeanette tells of her nurses training and career. She became the Principal Nurse at Riverton Hospital in 1977 and remained in this position until 1997. She explains some of the initiatives she introduced which included: patients dressing during the day, visits from the local Playcentre, a cat and dog, making better use of staff resources through changes to shifts. She goes on to tell of efforts to stop the closing at various times. Jeanette had a 39 year career in nursing.
Dates: 2016

DE CLIFFORD, Catherine Mary (Kitty) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 13
Identifier: H0289
Dates: 2001

DUMBLE, Myrtle Eileen interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 34
Identifier: H0263
Overview In this interview Myrtle tells of her time training and working at Riverton Hospital. She gives a description of her training, the set up of the wards, patient numbers, beds, wages and living conditions. She also looks at life and social life on days off.
Dates: 2016

JENKINS, William Ernest (Bill) and Maureen interviewed by Janice TEMPLETON

 Record Group — Box: 32
Identifier: H0245
Overview In this interview Bill describes his work in the Boiler House at Riverton Hospital e.g. powering the boiler, shifts and hours of work, and some of the people he worked with e.g. Don Wells, Ken Stevens and Brian Stewart. Maureen worked as a physiotherapist at the hospital.
Dates: 2016

LAKE, Sadie Margaret interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 17
Identifier: H0084
Overview This interview of a Waipango/Riverton native covers her family, her home at Birch Bush farm in Waipango, Southland, her grandmother’s home in Riverton, domestic life, her schools, her family’s farm and its workers. Also covers her early employment, start in nursing, illness with tuberculosis, and experience as both a patient and nurse at Orangapai Sanatorium in Waipiata; her marriage to Charles Lake; and their life as a hired farming couple on several different farms in the Southland and...
Dates: 2011

LEWIS, David interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0246
Dates: 2016