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HAMLIN Frank Albert (Albie) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 11
Identifier: H0039
Overview In this interview Albie tells of his early life and education at Gummies Bush/Wild Bush; his employment history at the Dairy Factory and later on the Pest Board. He gives detailed descriptions of methods used for the eradication of rabbits. Albie went to war and tells of his involvement and experiences. He was a prisoner of war for two years. In 1975 he and his wife joined the Prisoner Of War Association tour through Europe.
Dates: 2006

HILL, Jean Lusitania interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 9
Identifier: H0018
Overview This interview covers Jeans family history and her memories of growing up and living in Merrivale Road, Scotts Gap, home on the farm, food, clothing, chores and education. She describes her working conditions as a cook. Jean talks of DT King moving their house up onto the hill. There is a commentary on the war years – conscientious objectors-, her marriage and family and living at Otahu Flat, her twins and their time at Karitane, and her religious life.
Dates: 2007

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

JONES, Joseph Philip Roy interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 38
Identifier: H0364
Dates: 2013

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

LINDSAY, Beryl Eileen Madge interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0132
Dates: 2007

LINDSAY, Margaret Ann (Meta) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0074
Overview Meta tells of her family history and early childhood memories e.g. school, home, foods, dressmaker coming, childhood games, chores and interests. She looks at the outbreak of war; her marriage and preparation for this and their extensive honeymoon around the North Island. She gives a description of home and life on their farm and her involvement with Country Girls Club. In 1971 moved to Riverton. She gives a description catering fundraisers to build a new church. They raised about $250,000.
Dates: 2007

MACDONALD Sarah Black (Sadie) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0020
Overview In this interview Sadie describes arriving in NZ, their early days of settling in Dunedin her education and gaining employment at Shacklock. She reflects on World war II, its effects and attitudes. Sadie and her husband settled in Otautau where they raised their family. She describes the daily life of Otautau – shops, garages, banks etc., Sister Edwards at the Maternity home. She was employed at Wallace Council and talks of experience in the 1984 floods
Dates: Majority of material found within 2007 - 2008

O'CONNELL, Rosanne Doreen interviewed by Janine Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 32
Identifier: H0244
Overview Rosie trained in Christchurch and after marrying a Southlander came to work at Riverton Hospital. In this interview she tells of the running of Riverton Hospital and staffing e.g. nurses and domestic staff, routines and procedures, various buildings, facilities and equipment, and the process of retaining nursing registration. She does a short comparison between the old hospital and Longwood/Bupa
Dates: 2016

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