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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

EXCELL, Walter interviewed by David van Tongeren

 Record Group — Box: 44
Identifier: H0451
Overview In this interview Walter discusses family, education, employment, teaching career and leisure pursuits e.g. fishing and hunting that bolstered food supplies. He talks about being a conscientious objector and the consequences of this on his life. He goes on to share some history of mines in Western Southland and some local stories e.g. the first and only train robbery in Southland.
Dates: 1994

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