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BRAND, Esther Mary interviewed by Ann Irving

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0236
Dates: 2004

BUCKINGHAM, Greta Margaret interviewed by Tessa Smith

 Record Group — Box: 43
Identifier: H0457
Dates: 2021

CHISHOLM, Robert John interviewed by Ann McKenzie

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0190
Overview In this interview Robert tells of his family history, his earliest memories of home aged 2 years, family life, education as well as local history around the Tokanui/Waikawa area. His first job was driving a tractor aged 14. He became ill with rheumatic fever. He goes on to tell of marriage, children and working for a carrying company, Southland County – Roading – and engineers Jones-Graham Hyde. He also talks about Chisholm Bros., and his work on constructing roads in the area. His interests...
Dates: 2013

DUFFY, Catherine Mary interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0264
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection. In this interview Mary talks of her family history and immigration from Ireland. Her family moved to a farm close to the Waituna Lagoon. She describes Kapuka South School, transport to school, classroom setup and general school day of the era. The family had an orchard in Roxbourgh. Mary began playing the piano when at secondary school and details her various experiences playing in the community. She goes on to describe the family farm,...
Dates: 2016

FERGUSON, Wendy Patricia Evelyn by Cathy Macfie

 Record Group — Box: 41
Identifier: H0419
Overview This interview covers Wendy's family's history in Otatara and her upbringing on a farm. Wendy talks about her husband and his accidental death in a car crash. She also talks about the Otatara community throughout her life.
Dates: 2020

FOSTER, William Russell (Bill) by Gordon Duston

 Record Group — Box: 43
Identifier: H0442
Dates: 2021

HAYES, Beverley Margaret interviewed by Tessa Smith

 Record Group — Box: 43
Identifier: H0458
Dates: 2021

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

JOHNSTON, Hazel Winifred interviewed by Stephanie Herring

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0048
Overview Hazel talks about the formation and early activities of Gore Historical Society, the acquisition of museum artifacts, the formation of Hokonui Pioneer Park, and the major role played by Win Hamilton and Norman Hamilton. She also talks about early life during the Second World War, her school days, the loss of her mother at an early age and its impact on her life, her father’s work in the electricity industry, and her employment as an office girl at solicitors Smith & Dolamore.
Dates: 2011

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

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