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GRAY, Colin Alexander interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0049
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. In this interview Colin talks about and describes his family, education and employment first training as a Drafts Person before applying for a Survey Cadetship through the Lands and Survey Department. He was appointment as Staff Surveyor Invercargill and later as Town Planning Officer. He also trained for flooding problems through Civil Defence. Colin goes on to recall...
Dates: 2011

MURRAY, Daphne Isabel and Brian Maxwell interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 19
Identifier: H0015
Overview This interview forms part of the 1984 Southland Flood Collection and is a topic based interview and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. Daphne undertook a support roll through Red Cross. There is a description of the history and purpose of Red Cross. She covers the collection and distribution of food, clothing and bedding as well as describing the daily Civil Defense meetings. Brian was a Housing Corp Building inspector and assessed damage to the flooded homes and he gives...
Dates: 2010

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