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McARA, Eileen Ellen and Donald Keith Interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0321
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection.In this interview Eileen and Donald discuss their early life and families growing up in Gorge Road District. Eileen recalls domestic life on the farm and resources needed with there being no electricity; farming practices, her education and sporting interests. Donald tells of the Gorge Road Village detailing the various shops. They also tell of the events/activities at the hall. Donald goes on to recall his employment first of all in sawmills...
Dates: 2017

MONTEATH, Robert Ernest interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0320
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Gorge Road Project. In this interview Robert tells of his family history dating back to grandfather, father and fathers siblings. Robert attended Gorge Road School and Southland Boys High school. He was an axe man representing NZ in 1962 and played rugby for Southern Clubs. He goes onto describe the runnings and workings of Niederers Flax Mill. His family developed their farm at Gorge-Kaupuka South Road. Robert was a contract hay baler for 25 years. He...
Dates: 2017

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