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ARONSEN, Gwenith Dawn (Gwen) interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: H0175
Overview This interview was undertaken as part of the celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of Eastside Baptist Church in 2012. In this interview Gwenith recalls family history, memories of school days, and involvement with the Hawthorndale Baptist Church. She tells of marriage, family, their first home and the building of their second home at Wallacetown. Paul Aronsen recalls the building of Yarrow Street.
Dates: 2012

BAXTER, Sylvia Muriel Mathilde interviewed by Maree Wilks

 Record Group — Box: 27
Identifier: H0408
Dates: 2019

BECK, Russell Joseph interviewed by Cathy Macfie

 Record Group — Box: 14
Identifier: H0278
Overview In this interview Russell tells of his early life, education, family background and how this influenced his interests and later career. He began working at Southland Museum and later became the Director. Russell details his career, the development of the Museum and his retirement sculptural projects using both Oamaru Stone and Metal. Throughout the interview he talks of his family, their achievements and the support/partnership of his wife Ann whose skills complimented his own.
Dates: 2017

BOND, Ria Iris Daphne interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 34
Identifier: H0219
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. In this interview Ria recalls family history, early life and move with family to Invercargill from Christchurch. She recalls growing up in Glengarry and what made Glengarry a connected place. She reflects on Glengarry now. Ria also details her career as a hairdresser and her move into politics.
Dates: 2014

BROAD, Charles John interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 40
Identifier: H0384
Dates: 2018

BURGESS, Ngaire Rita interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 29
Identifier: H0194
Overview In this interview Ngaire discusses her early life in South Canterbury on a farm. She shares family stories including tracking sheep and trapping rabbits on the farm. She goes on to talk of her education, employment and social life. She joined the Air Force and worked in the Technical Library at Whenuapai, in Auckland. She travelled overseas 58 times. She tells of her marriage to Brian and their family. Over the years she was involved in the running of bookshops and had ‘Ngaire’s Bookshop’ in...
Dates: 2014

CHECKETTS, Robert Neville interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0029
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. Neville gives an in-depth account of the 1984 Floods and his contribution at this time through the Fire Police and radio technology and communications; His interest in Amateur Radio which lead to his career as a radio technician and his lifelong involvement with Boys Brigade.
Dates: 2010

COLLINSON, Mary Ellen (Nellie) interviewed by Edith Ruddenklau

 Record Group — Box: 24
Identifier: H0377
Overview Nellie was 95 at the time of this interview. She talks about her parents coming to New Zealand from the UK and arriving in Bluff. Her father was involved in the building part of the hospital in Invercargill when it was sited in Dee Street, the Mataura freezing works and the Royal Mail Hotel in Lumsden. Her mother, Grace Wilson, was very good at needlework. Nellie talks about her school days and games played as a child. On leaving school, Nellie went to work for H&J Smiths. She then nursed...
Dates: 1993

COOK, Robert Keith interviewed by Anne McCracken

 Record Group — Box: 42
Identifier: H0434
Dates: 2021

COPELAND, Margaret interviewed by Judith Thomas

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0016
Overview This is an extensive interview that covers Margaret’s memories of her family history, growing up in George Street and the history of Windsor. She covers early transport, social and recreational activities, food preparation, household chores and her passion for gardening. Education and employment history; illnesses of the time i.e. Influenza epidemic and diphtheria, challenges of building a home after the war with the lack of materials.
Dates: 2008

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Amundsen, Rebecca 26
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Campbell, Jenny 6
Thomas, Judith 5
Duston, Gordon Thomas 4
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Craig, Seona 3
Poplur, Gill 3
Cairns, Beth 2
Esler, Lloyd 2
Fordyce, Shona 2
McCallum, Merren 2
McDonald, Avis Jennifer 2
Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn (Liz) 2
Presbyterian Church 2
Ruddenklau, Edith 2
Savory, Richard 2
Stoddart, Edith 2
Wilks, Maree 2
Aronsen, Gwenith Dawn (Gwen) 1
Bailey, Vanya 1
Baxter, Sylvia Muriel Mathilde 1
Beck, Russell Joseph 1
Bond, Ria Iris Daphne 1
Broad, Charles John 1
Burgess, Ngaire Rita 1
Checketts, Robert Neville 1
Collinson, Mary Ellen (Nellie) 1
Conradson, Patricia 1
Cook, Robert Keith 1
Copeland, Margaret 1
Crisp, Lois Fay 1
Davin, Patrick 1
Donaldson , Emily Stirling (Betty) 1
Edmonds, Betty Isabel 1
Edmonston, Margaret Ida 1
Ericson, Muriel 1
Frewen, Lindsay Thomas 1
Frost, Key Anthony 1
Gorton, Freda 1
Gray, Colin Alexander 1
Gray, Lesley 1
Hawkes, Graham 1
Henderson, Muriel Jane 1
Invercargill (N.Z.). City Council 1
Joyce, Noel Denis 1
Kellock, Veda Mary 1
King, Edith Maude 1
King, Russell 1
Lankshear, Peter 1
Lawson, Hugh Stewart 1
Lee, Christopher Rex 1
Lock, Stanley Gordon 1
MacDonald, David 1
Macfie, Cathy 1
Mallon, Anthony (Tony) 1
Mark, Alan Francis 1
McCarthy, Phil 1
McCarthy, Sarah 1
McConechy, Graham Spencer 1
McCracken, Anne 1
McDonald, Adrian 1
McDonald, Archibald Henry 1
McKee, Dougall Alfred (Doug) 1
McLeod, Reginald George Alexander 1
McQuarrie, Walter William 1
Miller, Ralph David 1
Mitchell, Samantha Adrian 1
Murray, Judy Anne 1
Nally, Amanda Jane 1
Nally, Steven Christopher 1
New Zealand Fire Service 1
Newell, Angela Mary 1
O'Connor, Brian Francis (Fred) 1
Palmer, Margaret Robina 1
Peek, Rachel 1
Piercy, Geoffrey Thomson (Geoff) 1
Piper, Oliveanne Brennan 1
Piper, Richard Victor 1
Pope, Brian Wallace 1
Pope, June Isabella 1
Ramsay, Geddes Lees (Ted) 1
Reid, Jessie Buchan (Sheena) 1
Rutledge, Jason 1
Rutledge, Leicester 1
Shave, Norma Irene Annetta 1
Sinclair, Jennifer Lois 1
Smith, Charlotte Anne Lindsay (Nan) 1
Smith, James Stuart 1
Smith, Pamela 1
Smith, Tessa 1
Solomon, Steven Rangi 1
Southland Museum & Art Gallery 1
Stanton, Jane Louise 1
Stather, Rosie 1
Suddaby, Rangimaria 1
Taylor, John Edgar 1
Templeton, Janice 1
Thomas, Peter Charles 1
Thomson, Shona Patricia 1
Todd, William Geoffrey (Bill) 1
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