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CARDNO, Frana Grace interviewed by Cathy Macfie

 Record Group — Box: 15
Identifier: H0223
Overview Frana had a full and interesting life which she shares in this detailed interview. Frana talks of her family, career as a Kindergarten teacher, marriage, children, life in Te Anau, and her creation of a private Kindergarten. She looks at her passion for Fiordland and being part of the campaign to save Lake Manapouri and Te Anau from Hyrdro power development. She saw a need for a Public Library in Te Anau and lead to her being elected to the Wallace County Community Board, which lead to her...
Dates: 2014

COX, Andrew: interviewed by Christine Wickes

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0394
Overview This interview looks at Any Cox's involvement in the early days of kakapo recovery programme in Stewart Island and Fiordland and elsewhere.
Dates: 2019

TAYLOR, John Edgar interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0046
Overview This interview covers the life, jobs and family of the interviewee. John was born in Otatara and moved to Christchurch when his father joined the army, based in Burnham before serving overseas. John returned to Invercargill and he attended Waihopai and Hedgehope Schools and Southland Technical College. He left school to work in a grocers. Then he worked in Sargood's Warehouse, Southland Catchment Board and then joined the police force. He then worked in a carpet warehouse with his father. After...
Dates: 2011

WATSON, Joan Louisa interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 16
Identifier: H0171
Overview In this interview Joan explains how she and her husband Rex knew Dr. Geoffrey Orbell and their discovery of Takahē in Fiordland. She also talks of their subsequent expeditions’ with Dr. Fowler and Jack Sorenson to study the birds; And the publishing of articles about the discovery in papers and magazines throughout the world e.g. National Geographic and Time Magazine.
Dates: 2007

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