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ALLAN, Robert Bruce (Carter) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0183
Overview Born in Nightcaps Robert talks of family, his mother’s vegetable garden and chores, the effects of mining on the town and the reduced number of people living in Nightcaps now. He tells of work and friends in the mining industry where he worked underground for 41 years. He worked at Mt. Linton mines where the workers had to work hard. He helped to set up the Ohai Railway Trust Board and finishes the interview by recalling the building of the Pub in Ohai by the Taylors.
Dates: 2013

BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0182
Overview Beth recalls her family history, education and living on a farm at Wairio. Her employment included: aiding at the Nightcaps Maternity Hospital, Nursemaid at Mt. Linton for the McGregor family, and working at the local bakery. She describes wages and cost of items of the time as well as social activities and the meeting of and marrying her husband. She discusses his employment in transport and mining and her concerns for him in his occupation of 40 years in the mines. She goes on to recall...
Dates: 2013

BOOTH, Vincent Paul interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0001
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: 2009

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0184
Overview In this interview Vincent recalls his life and work in the mines around Nightcaps and Ohai for forty years. He also talks of the retail outlets in Nightcaps and latterly their decline, his interest in rugby, home ownership, marriage and friends.
Dates: 2013

BOYLE Norma interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0034
Overview Norma describes her personal education history at Tuatapere School, Dux of Nightcaps District School, attendances at Southland Girls High and later to training College. She talks of teaching techniques and outlines her teaching career as well as comparing the current education system with past.
Dates: 2007

KEEN, Barry Benjamin interview by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 42
Identifier: H0436
Dates: 2021

KLEMICK, Martin (Marty) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0181
Overview Marty talks of his family history and life growing up in a large family in Nightcaps; his education and employment in the local mines. He recalls topics such as: mine safety, explosives, physical work, unions, mine managers, wages etc. His father built their family home and this is one of the oldest homes in Nightcaps. Marty also looks at friendships built through his work.
Dates: 2013

MOYLAN, Juliette Margaret (Julie) interviewed by Anne McCracken

 Record Group — Box: 31
Identifier: H0413
Dates: Majority of material found within 2019-2020

NEYLON, James Francis interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0077
Overview In this interview Jim describes his family history, life in Nightcaps, early childhood memories and education at Wrey’s Bush Convent and St Kevins in Oamaru. He worked in the mining industry for 43 years and gives a detailed description of this work and the history of the mines, conditions of work, strikes and an explosion/fire in the Wairaki mine in 1972. He tells of his marriage and 5 children; their lives and achievements.
Dates: 2008